• Faraneh Sahraiyanjahromi
  • Joyce Lodson
Keywords: Biomimicry, Sustainability, interior space, innovation, application


Over the years, man has been on a quest to discover solutions to challenges facing the world. Biomimicry is among the emerging discoveries which offer a lot of potential for solutions to world environmental challenges, especially in the area of sustainability. This paper reviews some ways in which biomimicry has been sustainably applied in interior architecture.  A number of plants and animals were identified as models whose natural characteristics have been mimicked and applied to interior spaces. Among the specimens identified is the shark whose skin has been used as biomimetic model for a germ resistant surface material. The samples presented in this paper are sustainable and offer good options for addressing environmental challenges. This paper thus calls for more research to be done with a view to finding other sustainable biomimetic innovations which can be applied to our interior spaces.


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How to Cite
Sahraiyanjahromi, F., & Lodson, J. (2018, February 9). SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIVE MATERIALS FOR INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE USING BIOMIMICRY. Sustainable Structures and Materials, An International Journal, 1(1), 1-11.