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.

Science without borders (nor age)

High school students from all over Catalonia participated in scientific challenges linked to water and life, accompanied by the Biomimetic Sciences Institute.

From Paris to Beijing: six bioinspired monuments

Either for energy saving, social progress or pure architectural efficiency, many architects have used biomimetics to build emblematic monuments. These are 6 examples.

Enzyme that eats plastic: real change or utopia?

Which are the true dimensions of the discovery? Is this a revolution that will end plastic waste, or there is an inphundated collective euphoria?

Barcelona in 12 biomimetic spots

Barcelona is a very urbanized city, but there are still some natural spots that allow us to reconnect with nature. These are some of these biomimetic secret gems.