Biomimicry DesignLens

“The Biomimicry DesignLens is a collection of diagrams that visually represent the foundations of our design approach. It includes the core components of this approach: Essential Elements, Life’s Principles, and Biomimicry Thinking. The Design Lens is now available in French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Dutch (see links below). Biomimicry and the DesignLens can help you deeply observe the way life works, and provide a framework for using nature’s genius to inform human design. We have developed and refined the DesignLens since 1998, when we began consulting with Fortune 500 companies and teaching educators and students, governments, and non-profits how biomimicry could transform their work. Like life itself, the way we think about biomimicry continues to evolve, and this version of the DesignLens reflects new discoveries in both science and application. We believe that sharing is the currency of a healthy ecosystem. Thanks to our community around the world, French, German, Italian, Dutch, and Spanish translations of the DesignLens are also available.” from 

Creator: Biomimicry Institute Year: n/d

External Links

  1. Biomimicry DesignLens on [download through a form]
  2. Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature by Janine Benyus, 1998 [Book]

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One response to “Biomimicry DesignLens”

  1. Biomimicry is a very good inspiration and eye opener for many people not used to work with “sustainability glasses” on . It’s an effecitive way to direct the thinking to an ecodesign way of working!

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