Gallery of ICD-ITKE Research Pavilion 2013-14 / ICD-ITKE University of Stuttgart - 18
"The project is the latest in a series of successful biomimetic investigations by the Institute of Computational Design (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE). This pavilion studies the naturally lightweight structures of the beetle elytra, a protective shell for the wings and abdomen of a beetle." Architect: Nam Hoang
'Biomorphic + Organic Abstractions' by Mary Button Durell. : Made from tracing paper and wheat paste, her designs resemble cellular membranes, ethereal bodies and skeletal structures of underwater life-forms.