The goal was to cut out the extremely loud claps that occurred when bullet train emerged from tunnels. Engineers looked toward the kingfisher, which dives seamlessly into water. A nosecone designed after the beak solved the issue.
An excellent example of applied biomimicry, Magnolia explores marrying the concept of “kangaroo care” with the common incubator in order to prevent a variety of infant disorders while promoting health and well-being post birth.
The spiraling stairwell in the Sagrada Familia. Looks like a conch shell. Gaudi was a master at combining the natural and architecture. This church feels like you're inside a human skeleton at times, or experiencing something biological.