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Bill Hsiung

Biomimicry Specialist, Biomimicry Design LLC

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How do you envision "Biomimicry" will change our future?

With more and more people talking about biomimicry; more and more projects and products embrace "Nature inspired design". Could we, humans, really incorporate the ideas of biomimicry into every single aspect of our daily life? Could we change our life styles radically to sustainable ones and finally living in harmony with nature?

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    Feb 17 2011: "Could we, humans, really incorporate the ideas of biomimicry into every single aspect of our daily life? Could we change our life styles radically to sustainable ones and finally living in harmony with nature?" - Bill, sure we could and should as biomimicry is the most wonderful form of design and engineering on the face of this planet. But I'm pretty sure you realize the utopian nature of your question, and how this sad fallen world with its geo-political struggles, fights and utter ignorance (including willing ignorance) will NEVER get to that green harmonious world we so wish for. There will always be Glenn Becks out there destroying this world like cancer and rallying the opposition to anything progressive in every form. So hopefully that's motivation enough to push biomimicry and sustainability in design stronger yet.

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