From Extravagant Updos to Beijing Olympic Architecture

 - Aug 24, 2009   Updated: Jun 22 2011
They're made from sticks and dirt, but a bird nest always seems to take on that perfect “nest” image (perhaps because the birds know what they're doing).

These innovative nest creations take that image and apply it to many different areas of design including hair, architecture and furniture. They aren't meant to house birds, but these innovative nest creations can be credited to our fine feathered friends. Enjoy!

Implications - From conch architecture to tiny felt eco-creations and charming architecture inspired by feathered friends, the nest is an inspiration for many products. By looking at nature for inspiration on designs, builders can create unique pieces that are practical and sturdy.