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Título The evolution of designs: biological analogy in architecture and the applied arts. - Edición revisada.Libros / Impreso - Libros
Autor(es) Steadman, Philip, 1942- (Autor)
Publicación New York, NY : Routledge, 2008
Descripción Física xvii, 302 páginas ; 24 cm.
Idioma Inglés;
ISBN 0415447526
Clasificación(es) 720.105
Materia(s) Bioacústica; Arquitectura y biología; Diseño arquitectónico;
Nota(s) Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice
CONTENIDO: Introduction -- The organic analogy -- The classificatory analogy: Building types and natural species -- The anatomical analogy: Engineering structure and the animal skeleton -- The ecological analogy: The environments of artefacts and organisms -- The Darwinian analogy: Trial and error in the evolution of organisms and artefacts -- The evolution of decoration -- Tools as organs or as extensions of the physical body --
How to speed up craft evolution? -- Design as a process of growth -- 'Biotechnics': Plants and animals as inventors -- Hierarchical structure and the adaptive process: Biological analogy in Alexander's Notes on the Synthesis of Form -- The consequences of the biological fallacy: Functional determinism -- The consequences of the biological fallacy: Historical determinism and the denial of tradition -- What remains of the analogy? The history and science of the artificial.
Afterword: Developments since 1980
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