For Centuries, Designers And Artists Have Looked To Nature For Inspiration And Materials, But Only Recently Have They Developed The Ability To Alter And Incorporate Living Organisms Or Tissues Into Their Work This Startling Development, At The Intersection Of Biology And Design Has Created New Aesthetic Possibilities And Helps Address A Growing Urgency To Build And Manufacture Ecologically Bio Design Surveys Recent Design And Art Projects That Harness Living Materials And Processes, Presenting Bio Integrated Approaches To Achieving Sustainability, Innovations Enabled By Biotechnology, And Provocative Experiments That Deliberately Illustrate The Dangers And Opportunities In Manipulating Life For Human Ends As The First Publication To Focus On This New Phenomenon And Closely Examine How It Fits Into The History Of Architecture, Art And Industrial Design, This Volume Surveys This Shift And Contextualizes It Through Comparisons To Previous Historic Transitions In Art And Design Practices, Clarifying Its Implications For The Future A Reference For Students And Teachers Of Art, Architecture, Industrial Design And Engineering, Bio Design Will Also Introduce The Subject To A Broad Audience This book is beautiful chock full of projects that illustrate the hybrid frontier , where living organisms are directly integrated into design The author seems to reflect a serious misunderstanding of biomimicry in the framing of his own focus area it is not beyond biomimicry , but rather fundamentally different from it Still, the projects featured are stunning in their aesthetics, and challenging in some of their approaches how much can we engineer biology before it is un natural I was left feeling equal parts inspired and freaked out.
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- 288 pages
- Bio Design
- William Myers
- 06 October 2017 William Myers