Inspired by Ueli Grossniklaus, facilitated by Maja Kuzmanovic

The environmentally responsive, personalized shoe

Barry’s Bionic Shoe contains elements of his own tissue, plant genomes and self-healing polymers. Throughout his life-cycle his shoes change in response both to his emotions and the environment. His shoes are unique, individual, durable and sustainable.

Watch: Barry's Bionic Shoe

Ueli Grossniklaus (Professor of Plant Developmental Genetics, Institute of Plant Biology,

Maja Kuzmanovic (Director of Foam, Belgium)