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BUILT TO GROW: BLENDING ARCHITECTURE AND BIOLOGY. Ed. by Barbara Imhof and Petra Gruber. Birkhauser-Verlag fur Architektur, Basel, 2016. Published in association with Universitat fur angewandte Kunst, Vienna. Edition Angewandte. ISSN 1866-248X. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Walter de Gruyter, GmbH, Berlin. 176 pp. with 207 ills. (183 col.). 25 x 20 cm. ISBN 9783035609202 In English.
Publisher's description: Built to Grow investigates patterns of growth and dynamics in nature with the aim of creating a new "living architecture" that can be applied to architectonic designs. It examines biological processes to identify basic principles of growth and translate them into exemplary architectonic ideas and visions. The project brings together experts from the fields of architecture, biology, art, mechatronics, and robotics.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Architecture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 171328
Paperbound $56.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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