Nature’s diverse elements of flora, fauna, jungle and aquatic life have forever inspired humans with their mysterious and infinite details. The emulation of the models, systems and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems is called Biomimetics or biomimicry. To name a few examples of biomimicry.
Whale Power corporation is applying the lessons learned from humpback whales, where the profile of tubercles of whales fin are used as typology on wind turbines to reduce the air drag by 32% , and hence increasing the efficiency.
The Shinkansen 500 Series high speed train designed by Japanese, is modeled after the beak of kingfisher bird, which is much faster, quitter and more powerful than the previous design.
Designers at Seven Pillars have explored nature for Lois Centre Table, taking inspiration from octopus limbs.
Niobe Console table legs are driven from the weaver bird’s nest.