Built to grow : blending architecture and biology /
"Built to grow investigates patterns of growth and dynamics in nature with the aim of creating a new 'living architecture' that can be applied to architectonic designs. It examines biological processes to identify basic principles of growth and translate them into exemplary architecto...
|Series:||Edition Die Angewandte, University Press.
Table of Contents:
- Transitioning towards the Ecocene ; Inhalt ; Built to Grow-Blending Architecture and Biology ; Aspects of Life ; Plan Not to Plan Anymore
- on Growing and Building ; Methods of Science in Art ; Experimentation ; Growth Principles.
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Three Dimensional Growth of the Slime Mould Physarum Polycephalum Material systems ; Mechanical Tests with Mycelium Stabilized Paper-Straw-Grain-Samples ; Metabolic systems ; Mobile 3D Printer ; Approaches to Bio-inspiration in Novel Architecture.
- Reflections on the Future Manifesto ; Authors ; Credits.