AskNature Database

“Life on earth presents elegant solutions to many of the challenges that designers and innovators face every day. Explore AskNature to find biological strategies, inspired ideas, and resources relative to your own innovation challenges, so you can begin to emulate the time-tested forms, processes, and systems that already thrive in balance with Earth’s complex systems.” from

An online community and database that helps to find inspiration from nature, through which one can search for certain functions and the database lists matching mechanism observed in nature. The database search uses the Biomimicry Taxonomy to match the search query to examples from nature.

Creator: Biomimicry Institute Year: n/d

External Links:

  1. AskNature Database
  2. Biomimicry Taxonomy [requires sign-up]

Reference# 02.03.01

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