We can already store Shakespeare’s sonnets in DNA. What if we could use trees as city lights, or turn pigeon poop into natural street cleaner?
William Myers’ new book, Bio Design: Nature + Science + Creativity, imagines a world where grass is grown into benches, bacteria is wearable clothing and animals can help their owners breathe. Highlighting collaboration between designers and biologists, it’s a collection of the most innovative ideas biodesign — design that incorporates living materials — has to offer.
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Fusing natural organisms with human innovation, these designs — some of them far-fetched concepts, some prototypes and some completed projects — re-imagine our relationship with the natural world.
Hydro-net SF 2108
Fab Tree Hab