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Today’s Solutions: July 17, 2024

Two starfish on sea beach at sunset.

How starfish skeletons inspired ceramic engineers

Some species of starfish fortify themselves using a porous skeleton that is both lightweight and extremely sturdy. This provides the marine species with a safe protective home, while still permitting a degree of flexibility to their body and arms. Taking inspiration from mother nature Ceramic Read More...

Campus adopts nature-inspired

Campus adopts nature-inspired design as therapy for children with autism

As you’ve probably noticed yourself, incorporating nature into our built environment can go a long way in reducing stress, improving cognitive function and creativity as well as generally boosting our wellbeing. These perks of biophilic design — as it’s called in the world of architecture Read More...