French architect Jacques Rougerie has envisioned a giant floating city which bears a striking resemblance to a manta ray. He discusses his love for the ocean in an interview, where he calls himself a “mérien,” a term he coined which
Veiled Lady Mushroom (Phallus indusiatus) This edible and rather healthful mushroom is used in Chinese cuisine. It is coated in a greenish-brown slime that contains spores -- the slime attracts flies and insects that help disperse the spores.
A unified approach to grown structures. The video shows 15 different variations of one computational growth process. Based on this process they created a series of printed wearables in cooperation with Prof. Neri Oxman from the MIT Media Lab.