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Course Overview (3:29)
WHAT: What is biomimicry all about?
What is biomimicry? (3:54)
Biomimicry vs. bio-inspired design? (3:16)
What are nature's strategies? (1:31)
What does biomimicry look lke? (19:38)
Quiz: What is biomimicry?
Answer: What is biomimicry?
WHY: Why is biomimcry important
Quiz: Why is biomimicry important?
Answer: Why is biomimicry important?
HOW: How is biomimicry applied to design challenges?
The Biomimicry Design Spiral (5:15)
Why a spiral? (4:35)
HOW-TO: The Biomimicry Design Spiral -- The Identify Step
Identify: Instructions (2:43)
Identify: Design example (4:40)
Identify: Tips (6:07)
Identify: The power of this step (2:33)
Quiz: What is the goal of the Identify step?
Answer: What is the goal of the Identify step?
HOW-TO: The Biomimcry Design Spiral -- The Translate Step
Translate: Instructions (1:33)
Translate: Design example (3:34)
Translate: Tips (5:04)
Translate: The power of this step (1:51)
Quiz: What is the importance of the Translate step?
Answer: What is the importance of the Translate step?
HOW-TO: The Biomimicry Design Spiral -- The Discover Step
Discover: Instructions (1:56)
Discover: Sources (6:14)
Discover: Design example (5:55)
Discover: Tips (3:57)
Discover: The power of this step (2:22)
Quiz: Where can I discover nature's strategies?
Answer: Where can I discover nature's strategies?
HOW-TO: The Biomimicry Design Spiral -- The Abstract Step
Abstract: Instructions (1:47)
Abstract: Design example (6:02)
Abstract: Tips (5:25)
Abstract: The power this step (1:53)
Quiz: The Abstract Step
Answer: The Abstract Step
HOW-TO: The Biomimicry Design Spiral -- The Emulate Step
Emulate: Instructions (1:25)
Emulate: Design example (7:32)
Emulate: Tips (3:56)
Emulate: The power of this step (1:35)
Quiz: The Emulate Step
Answer: The Emulate Step
HOW-TO: Life's Principles -- Nature's rules for sustainability
What are Life's Principles? (4:34)
Earth's Operating Conditions (4:44)
Life Adapts and Evolves (6:12)
Life Creates Conditions Conducive to Life (5:56)
Example: The Bullitt Center (5:08)
Quiz: What are Life's Principles?
Answer: What are Life's Principles?
HOW-TO: The Biomimicry Design Spiral -- The Evaluate Step
Evaluate: Instructions (2:21)
Evaluate: Design example (5:39)
Evaluate: Tips (4:28)
Evaluate: The power of this step (2:05)
Quiz: The Evaluate Step
Answer: The Evaluate Step
EXAMPLE: Applying Biomimicry to a non-technical design challenge
Introduction and Identify (4:23)
Abstract and Emulate (4:58)
EXAMPLE: Applying Biomimicry to a technical design challenge
Introduction and Identify (1:18)
WHERE: Where does biomimicry fit in the innovation pathway?
The biomimetic innovation pathway (5:24)
Biomimicry in the "real world" (7:05)
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