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Author Pawlyn, Michael.
Title Biomimicry in architecture / Michael Pawlyn.
Published [London, UK] : Riba Publishing, c2011.
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 Floor3  NA2543.B56 P39 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description v, 130 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-121) and index.
Contents How can we build more efficient structures? -- How will we manufacture materials? -- How will we create zero-waste systems? -- How will we manage water? -- How will we control our thermal environment? -- How will we produce energy for our buildings? -- Synthesis.
Summary "Aimed at architects, urban designers and product designers, this text looks to the natural world to seek clues as to how we can achieve radical increases in resource efficiency. It contains inspiring case studies predicting future trends."--Publisher's description.
Subject Architecture and biology.
Organic architecture.
Sustainable architecture.
Architecture -- Environmental aspects.
ISBN 1859463754
OCLC number 708327196