Award entry: ‘Pinicola Shelves’ by Elizabeth Zarro
Ecological Design entry: Furniture
Pinicola Shelves embodies bio-inspired design. Pinicola Shelves uses biomimicry to emulate a woody bracket fungus (Fomitopsis pinicola) found in the Pacific Northwest (USA). The ecological and universal design in addition to material selection, reduces the carbon emissions by 98% in comparison to the production of a standard 6ft tall shelf.
Design: Elizabeth Zarro
Education: University of Oregon
Category: Ecological Design: Furniture
Social Media: Elizabet Zarro