Innovation Articles

By Andrea Meyer

Innovation: Harnessing 3.8 Billion Years of R&D


If you’re stuck on how to solve a problem, see if nature has already solved that problem. Nature has already solved many challenges; the best solutions have survived and improved through evolution.

Architect Mick Pearce collaborated with engineers at Arup Associates to design a mid-rise building in Harare, Zimbabwe, called Eastgate, that has no air-conditioning, yet stays cool.