Category: 2018 Global Design Challenge

A water management system for the future, brought to you by spiders, plants, bees, fungi, and our newest Ray of Hope Prize winners.

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When the members of Team NexLoop set out to design a water management system for urban food producers, they wanted to make it locally attuned, adaptable, and self-sufficient. With those design specs in mind, they searched for the best examples of how to develop a resilient local water system and found them - in nature. 

How best to capture freely available water from the atmosphere? The team, whose members include Jacob Russo, Anamarija Frankic, and C. Mike Lindsey, looked to how cribellate orb weaver spiders collect fog from the air with their webs. How to...

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