• Simplicity is always the most natural

    Bioinspired solutions

  • Observation and discovery

    Educational projects

Where there’s life there’s intelligence

Nature is millions of years ahead of us when it comes to developing the best solutions to millions of problems. For this reason, to take advantage of all of this potential is far more beneficial than trying to overcome it.

Biomimetics is the transdisciplinary science that provides us inspiration from natural models and strategies in order to build a truly sustainable future.

What is biomimetics?

Biomimetics is a new language that allows us to ask nature. The most elegant, efficient and sustainable solutions to many of the human problems were created billions of years ago. Inspired by the strategies and successful models developed by life in its eagerness to be alive, we will discover an inexhaustible potential to face complexity from the utmost simplicity.

Gaudí: the father of biomimetics?

Gaudí always found inspiration in nature to create intelligent and sustainable buildings. Can we talk about a biomimetic precedent in the nineteenth century, before the technological explosion?

The science behind everyday decisions

On 12 June the new ESPORA of the BSI took place at the CCCB. Under the title "Decisions: la vida és risc", we explore how we decide and how we calculate the risk of deciding.