Purifying Pools: Biomimetic Design

Biomimicry for Designers, Spring 2011
Biomimicry is a design methodology that looks to nature for inspiration in its form, processes and principles of life. For this final class project, I chose a cattail as my inspiring organism. I made observations and did research in order to abstract design principles that could be used to solve a real sustainability problem: safe, clean water for millions of poor in India that use the polluted Ganges River for their daily water source.
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