Author: Janine M. Benyus
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061958921
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If chaos theory transformed our view of the universe, biomimicry is transforming our life on Earth. Biomimicry is innovation inspired by nature – taking advantage of evolution’s 3.8 billion years of R&D since the first bacteria.


Author: Dora Lee
Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 1554534674
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Discusses the many human inventions that have been inspired by nature, including biodegradable plastics, Velcro, and renewable energy resources, and suggests other natural processes that can be used to benefit modern human civilization.

Nature S 100 Best

Author: Janine Benyus
ISBN: 9781603580571
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Thatas the world-changing idea behind the "Natureas 100 Best," A collaborative effort of Janine Benyusa Biomimicry Guild and Gunter Paulias ZERI Foundation, "Natureas 100 Best" brings to light fascinating secrets of nature capable of ...

The Architecture Annual 2007 2008 Delft University Of Technology

Publisher: 010 Publishers
ISBN: 9064506922
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J. (2005). 'Biomimicry for Green Design.' (
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architecture: learning from the Eastgate Building in Harare, Zimbabwe.' www. (accessed Nov. 2008) 17 Benyus,J. (1997). Biomimicry:
Innovation Inspired by Nature. New York: Harper Collins Publishers. 18 Killeen,
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Partnering With Nature

Author: Catriona MacGregor
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416592457
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5. Julian Vincent, as quoted by Vlad Tarko, “Learning from Nature: How to Save
Energy? Nature Has Solutions Built in Structure and Behaviors Unlike Manmade
Technology,” Sci-Tech News (May 10, 2006),
Learning-fromNature-How-to-Save-Energy-23169.shtml (accessed January 2,
2010). 6. Janine Benyus, Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature (New York:
Perennial, 2002); and Peter Hesseldahl, “Biomimetics, an Interview with Janine
Benyus,” ...

Marketing Of High Technology Products And Innovations

Author: Jakki J. Mohr
Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780136049968
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Harvard Business Review 68 (May-June 1990), p. 82. 58. Benyus, Janine,
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Backus, Perry, "Stevensville Scientist Launches the Biomimicry Institute,"
Missoulian, February 12, 2007, pp. Al, A6; Underwood, Anne, "Nature's Design
Workshop: Engineers Turn to Biology for Inspiration," Newsweek, September 26,
2005, online at www.

Sustainable Construction

Author: Charles J. Kibert
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470114215
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Economics, Natural Resource Scarcity and Development. Conventional and
Alternative Views. London: Earthscan. Benyus, J. 1997. Biomimicry: Innovation
Inspired by Nature. New York: William Morrow. Bottero, Maria. December 2002. “
Richard Buckminster Fuller,” Your Private Sky. Available at
Bringezu, Stefan. 2002. “Construction Ecology and Metabolism,” in Construction
Ecology: Nature as the Basis for Green Building, C.J. Kibert, J. Sendzimir, and ...

Oko Kapitalismus

Author: Paul Hawken
Publisher: New Media German Language
ISBN: 9781400039418
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In "Oko- Kapitalismus, three top strategists show how leading hedge companies are practicing "a new type of industrialism" that is more efficient and profitable, while saving the environment and creating jobs.