Engineers are picking up secrets for efficient long-distance flight from the albatross! Check it out here!
This week’s article discusses Biomimicry vs. Biophilia, what’s the difference and how both principles are used in the field of sustainability.
Check out this announcement about self-replenishing surfaces and materials!
Engineers at Cal Tech have analyzed the nano-structure of butterfly wings and have found a method of improving light absorption in solar cells! Check it out here!
This is the Exhale chandelier, made by engineer and artist Julian Melchiorri. Each of its “leaves” contain algae, with the goal of purifying the air via photosynthesis in addition to providing a beautiful centerpiece. It was featured in the Victoria and Albert Museum at this year’s London Design Festival. Check it out here!
Check out the winners of the 2017 Global Design Challenge and all of their wonderful ideas! A very special congratulations to Team extrAction from Cal Poly who won 1st Prize in the Student Category.