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Interdisciplinary Expansions in Engineering and Design With the Power of Biomimicry

Edited by Gulden Kokturk

Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey


People have been finding inspiration in nature in solving their problems, from the very beginning of their existence. In the most general sense, biomimicry, defined as "inspire from the nature," has brought together the engineers and designers nowadays. This collaboration creates innovative and creative outcomes that encourage people with their interdisciplinary relationships. Accordingly, the aim of this book is to bring together different works or developments on biomimetics in interdisciplinary relationship between different areas, especially biomimicry, engineering, and design. The twenty-first century has conceived many new and amazing designs. The book in your hands will surely be an important guide to take a quick look at the future possibilities.

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Interdisciplinary Expansions in Engineering and Design With the Power of BiomimicryEdited by Gulden Kokturk

Published: March 28th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/65987

ISBN: 978-953-51-3936-2

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3935-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-3993-5

Copyright year: 2018

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8147 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Towards an Agile Biodigital Architecture: Supporting a Dynamic Evolutionary and Developmental View of Architecture

By Petra Gruber, Tim McGinley and Manuel Muehlbauer


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2. Human Eye Behaviors Inform Systems Design for Inter-Building Communication

By Maria Lorena Lehman


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3. Taking Inspiration from Flying Insects to Navigate inside Buildings

By Julien R. Serres


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4. Biomimetic Design for a Bioengineered World

By Irem Deniz and Tugba Keskin-Gundogdu


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5. Biomimetic Facade Applications for a More Sustainable Future

By Ayça Tokuç, Fatma Feyzal Özkaban and Özge Andiç Çakır


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6. Bio-inspired Adaptable Facade Control Reflecting User's Behavior

By Hyunsoo Lee and Nayeon Kim


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7. Switchable and Reversible Superhydrophobic Surfaces: Part One

By Sabri Taleb, Thierry Darmanin and Frédéric Guittard


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8. Switchable and Reversible Superhydrophobic Surfaces: Part Two

By Sabri Taleb, Thierry Darmanin and Frédéric Guittard


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