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LA Design Challenge Invokes Biology for 2025 Concepts

LA Design Challenge Invokes Biology for 2025 Concepts | Biomimicry | Scoop.it
The 2013 LA Design Challenge has a theme of Biomimicry and Mobility for future vehicle designs for the year 2025.
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Carmakers Copy Bones to Build Lighter Autos

Carmakers Copy Bones to Build Lighter Autos | Biomimicry | Scoop.it
Altair Engineering learns from the secrets of the skeletal system to find the best, lightest way to build cars.
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Autodesk Gallery Exhibits Mercedes-Benz Biome Car

"A concept car like no other, the Biome is made from an ultra-lightweight biological material that is grown from a seed. With a weight restriction of 1,000 pounds and just a month for design, Mercedes-Benz turned to biomimicry and the symbiotic relationships of nature for inspiration. The Biome is made from a biological material, BioFibre, uses bioluminescence for headlights, releases pure oxygen as it operates, and becomes a seamless part of the ecosystem."

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A Closer Look At Twin’z, Renault’s Trippy Nature Car

A Closer Look At Twin’z, Renault’s Trippy Nature Car | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

"Salone del Mobile, the annual Milanese furniture fair, is as for designers as it is for brands struggling to associate themselves with design in general--as evinced by the slew of events and unveilings that are only peripherally related to design. For example, today the French automaker Renault unveiled their much-hyped new concept car, the Twin’z, which was designed by the Welsh biomimicry guru Ross Lovegrove. “The aim was to break down the boundaries between the world of an object whose calling is to be in movement--the automobile--and that of furniture,” the carmaker explains in their release."

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