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Biomimicry in architecture

Author: Michael Pawlyn
Publisher: [London, UK] : Riba Publishing, ©2011.
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"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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pawlyn
ISBN: 1859463754 9781859463758
OCLC Number: 708327196
Description: v, 130 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
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.
Responsibility: Michael Pawlyn.

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