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Project IRIS


Project IRIS

Focus laureat
  • Year2020
  • LocationSpace
Project IRIS is orbital elevator and space telescope. lts slogan is to put our eye on the sky. Various Bio­ strategies mixed with available technology;

Project IRIS is inspired from Biomimicry of the eye mechanism. lt aIso interpreted the biomorphism and biophila to reach an integrated project with roots from Greek mythology tao, is the personification of the messenger of the gods. She travels with the speed of wind from one end of the world to the other and into the depths of the sea and the underworld.

ln the anatomy of humans and most mammals, the iris is a thin, annular structure in the eye, responsible for controlling the diameter and size of the pupil and thus this was the design concept used to control the opening of the sky portal