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Water-repellant fabric mimics the lotus leaf's microscopic bumps that enable water droplets to roll off.

GreenShield Technologies makes naturally water-repellent fabrics based on the design of the lotus leaf. (Leaf photo by Alex Grande, courtesy of the Biomimicry Institute)

Just like the surface of a leaf, the ‘skin’ of the Habitat 2020 building reacts to external stimuli, opening, closing and breathing throughout the day through a system of ‘cellular’ openings that allow light, air and water into the apartments . It improves indoor air quality and provides natural air conditioning – the skin can even absorb moisture from the air and collect rainwater before purifying and filtering it so it can be used by the building’s

Incredibly Leaf-Like: 12 Bio-Inspired Plant-Based Designs

Just like the surface of a leaf, the ‘skin’ of the Habitat 2020 building reacts to external stimuli, opening, closing and breathing throughout the day through a system of ‘cellular’ openings that allow light, air and water into the apartments . It improves indoor air quality and provides natural air conditioning – the skin can even absorb moisture from the air and collect rainwater before purifying and filtering it so it can be used by the building’s

Supertrees in Singapore - Giant concrete and metal 'plants' create a manmade woodland

Incredible man-made supertrees makes Singapore look like Cybertron

The man-made mechanical forest consists of 18 supertrees that act as vertical gardens, generating solar power, acting as air venting ducts for nearby conservatories, and collecting rainwater

Otter Wax Fabric Wax  All Natural Water Repellent by Otter Wax

Otter Wax Material Wax All Pure Water Repellent by Otter Wax. Find out even more at the picture link

Michael Aram's Lotus Leaf Tray

Michael Aram Lotus and Lily Trivet - Serveware - Dining & Entertaining - Macy's

Scanning electron micrograph of leaf detail of Salvinia natans, a floating fern type of plant.  Tap photo again for explanation of the "Salvinia" effect. Fascinating Mother Nature!

Scanning electron micrograph of leaf detail of Salvinia natans, a floating fern type of plant. Tap photo again for explanation of the "Salvinia" effect.

Awesome Biomimicry: Leaf Veins Inspire New Model for Water and Electricity Distribution Networks : TreeHugger

Awesome Biomimicry: Leaf Veins Inspire New Model for Water and Electricity Distribution Networks

Awesome Biomimicry: Leaf Veins Inspire New Model for Water and Electricity Distribution Networks : TreeHugger

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