56 min

How Does Nature Modify Light and Color? With Raphael Kay Learning from Nature: The Biomimicry Podcast with Lily Urmann

    • Nature

Our buildings use A LOT of energy to heat and cool, and because of this they contribute drastically to global carbon emissions. But what if we borrowed design inspiration from the amazing ability of squids to shift colors and control light in order to reduce or eliminate excess energy needs? In this episode with Raphael Kay, explore how these underwater creatures are so efficient and what strategies we can translate to our built environment. We also discuss why practicing meaningful biomimicr...

Our buildings use A LOT of energy to heat and cool, and because of this they contribute drastically to global carbon emissions. But what if we borrowed design inspiration from the amazing ability of squids to shift colors and control light in order to reduce or eliminate excess energy needs? In this episode with Raphael Kay, explore how these underwater creatures are so efficient and what strategies we can translate to our built environment. We also discuss why practicing meaningful biomimicr...

56 min