Nature Inspired Creative Design – Bringing Together Ideas from Nature
Schnier, T., Beale, R., Yao, X., Hendley, B., Byrne, W.: Nature Inspired Creative Design – Bringing Together Ideas from Nature, Computer Science, Engineering, Art, Design. In: Innes, T. (ed.) Designing for the 21st Century: Interdisciplinary Questions and Insights, Gower Ashgate, pp. 192–204 (2007)
This paper presents an account of the nature inspired design research network. It discusses the potential benefits of researching and adopting nature inspired approaches in design. It summarises the topics discussed in the network, which include evolution, growth and development, emergence and self organization, robustness, natural structures, and human design behaviour and performance; and it reports on the activities of and experiences with the network.
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