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FORM FOLLOWS NATURE: EINE GESCHICHTE DER NATUR ALS MODELL FUR FORMFINDUNG IN INGENIEURBAU, ARCHITEKTUR UND KUNST/A HISTORY OF NATURE AS MODEL FOR DESIGN IN ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE AND ART. Second, revised edition. Ed. by Rudolf Finsterwalder. Birkhauser-Verlag fur Architektur, Basel, 2015. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Walter de Gruyter, GmbH, Berlin. First edition published 2011 {Worldwide: 146086}. 504 pp. with 649 ills. (111 col.). 27 x 21 cm. ISBN 9783035607901 Bilingual in German and English.
Publisher's description: Design has always been guided by nature. The forms of nature, optimized for energy and structure, are a model of adaptability and diversity. National scientists, engineers, architects, and artists draw from and are inspired by its rich trove of resources. The book shows how man has engaged with nature and offers suggestions for further reading.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945, Post-2000 — Architecture — Commercial/Industrial Design
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 171327
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