Piroozfar, Amir and Plank, R.J. (2005) Naturally informed design: back in harness, the long march or a new territory? In: Proceedings of IASS Symposium 2005 (International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures). IASS, Bucharest, Romania.Full text not available from this repository.
The way of dealing with nature as the context of manmade structure has been a matter of dispute during the history of built environment. Two general ways may be potentially taken; ignorance or respectfulness. Focusing on the latter attitude towards the nature, this paper briefly overviews the possible approaches in this way. Then it will try to assess them in a framework which is widely accepted through architectural history to find out the legitimacy of each approach. Drawing an overall view of the naturally-inspired design, then it will have some recommendations for the designers not only in built environment but in other disciplines. The aim hopefully is to help them in having a clearer view about their situation at first stage of design process, their choices and methodologies during it and a perspective about the final products in the end.
|Item Type:||Chapter in book|
|Subjects:||K000 Architecture, Building and Planning > K200 Building
H000 Engineering > H200 Civil Engineering > H210 Structural Engineering
H000 Engineering > H200 Civil Engineering
|Faculties:||Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Environment and Technology > Applied Geosciences|
|Depositing User:||editor environment|
|Date Deposited:||13 Oct 2009|
|Last Modified:||02 Apr 2015 08:54|
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