28 Nov '11, 10am

Biomimicry in Architecture by Michael Pawlyn (Book Review)

Biomimicry in Architecture by Michael Pawlyn (Book Review)

The book opens with a quote from Buckminster Fuller. "You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete." From there on in Pawlyn sets out to demonstrate how biomimicry offers architects a whole new system to design by, that will produce not only radically more efficient and effective structures with great savings on material and energy costs, but also stunningly beautiful buildings that will have the 'bilbao effect' wherever they are located.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/biomimicry-a...

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