Biomimicry is an innovative design approach that draws inspiration from nature to solve human challenges. By emulating biological strategies, biomimicry seeks to create sustainable and efficient solutions. One remarkable example is the Shinkansen train in Japan, which took inspiration from the kingfisher bird. Facing noise and energy efficiency issues, engineers studied the kingfisher's beak to redesign the train's nose, reducing noise and improving aerodynamics. This application of biomimicry not only enhanced the train's performance but also showcased the potential of learning from nature to create cutting-edge technologies.
Project / Company Alexandre Vinet School
Category Nature & Innovation