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International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, Volume 12

Issue 4 (01/01/2018)

URBAN SUSTAINABILITY: CO2 UPTAKE BY GREEN AREAS IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF SIENA

Author(s): M. MARCHI, V. NICCOLUCCI, R.M. PULSELLI & N. MARCHETTINI

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 407 - 417

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USE OF BIOENGINEERING TECHNIQUES TO PREVENT LANDSLIDES IN NEPAL FOR HYDROPOWER DEVELOPMENT

Author(s): ROSHANA RAUT & OVE TOBIAS GUDMESTAD

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 418 - 427

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THE REPRESENTATION OF LANDSCAPE: SOME CONSIDERATIONS ON ITS ORIGINS

Author(s): PIERO BARLOZZINI

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 428 - 437

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THE INFLUENCE OF PLANTING DENSITY ON MODULUS OF ELASTICITY OF STRUCTURAL TIMBER FROM IRISH-GROWN SITKA SPRUCE

Author(s): KARLO SIMIC, VILIUS GENDVILAS, CONOR O’REILLY, MAARTEN NIEUWENHUIS & ANNETTE M. HARTE

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 438 - 447

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ESTIMATING THE POTENTIAL OF ACHIEVING SELF-RELIANCE BY ROOFTOP GARDENING IN CHIAYI CITY, TAIWAN

Author(s): YI-HSUAN HSIEH, JUNG-TE HSU & TING-I LEE

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 448 - 457

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REAL-WORLD OPEN-ENDED EVOLUTION: A LEAGUE OF LEGENDS ADVENTURE

Author(s): ALYSSA M. ADAMS & SARA I. WALKER

Pages: 11 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 458 - 469

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THE RELIGIOUS CASE FOR WATER AS A HUMAN RIGHT FROM THE ANDES

Author(s): TERENCE A. MCGOLDRICK

Pages: 11 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 470 - 481

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OPTIMAL CLUSTERING TECHNIQUES FOR THE SEGMENTATION OF TOURIST SPENDING. ANALYSIS OF TOURIST SURVEYS IN THE VALENCIAN COMMUNITY (SPAIN): A CASE STUDY

Author(s): A. RABASA, A. PÉREZ-MARTÍN & D. GINER

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 482 - 491

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SMART PROJECTS: MULTI-AGENT SOLUTION FOR AEROSPACE APPLICATIONS

Author(s): P. SKOBELEV, S. KOZHEVNIKOV, I. MAYOROV, D. POLUDOV & E. SIMONOVA

Pages: 12 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 492 - 504

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MORE SPACE AND IMPROVED LIVING CONDITIONS IN CITIES WITH AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Author(s): J.M. VLEUGEL & F. BAL

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Page Range: 505 - 515

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CONCEPTUAL MODELLING OF UPSTREAM OFFSHORE SEAWEED SUPPLY

Author(s): PER ENGELSETH & NINA PEREIRA KVADSHEIM

Pages: 8 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 516 - 524

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COMPLEX SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT COMPETENCY FOR TECHNOLOGY MODERNIZATION

Author(s): L.D. GITELMAN, D.G. SANDLER, T.B. GAVRILOVA & M.V. KOZHEVNIKOV

Pages: 12 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 525 - 537

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Issue 3 (30/09/2017)

Sustainable actions for urban and territorial regeneration

Author(s): DONATELLA CIALDEA

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 271 - 280

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The economic value of landscape aesthetics in Albufera natural park through the analytic multicriteria valuation method

Author(s): VICENTE ESTRUCH-GUITART & MARÍA VALLÉS-PLANELLS

Pages: 21 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 281 - 302

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Conserving geo-diversity: the importance of valuing the heritage elements at Langkawi Geopark

Author(s): N.S.M. FAUZI & A. MISNI

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 303 - 313

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The river’s contract: an opportunity for new landscape planning activities

Author(s): D. CIALDEA & S. CACUCCI

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 314 - 323

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The practice of sustainability in response to the challenges of agriculture in Mexico

Author(s): A. CALLEROS-ISLAS

Pages: 13 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 324 - 337

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Social sustainable development or sustainable social development - two sides of the same coin? the structure of social justice as a normative basis for the social dimension of sustainability

Author(s): THILO J. KETSCHAU

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 338 - 347

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Reverse logistics as a complex system: a case study of waste management in the Norwegian offshore petroleum industry

Author(s): P. ENGELSETH

Pages: 8 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 348 - 356

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Transformable structures: materialising design for change

Author(s): STIJN BRANCART, ANNE PADUART, ALINE VERGAUWEN, CAMILLE VANDERVAEREN, LARS DE LAET & NIELS DE TEMMERMAN

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 357 - 366

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The information requirements of complex biological and economic systems with algorithmic information theory

Author(s): S. DEVINE

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 367 - 376

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Mathematics of complex adaptive systems

Author(s): JOHN R. CLYMER

Pages: 7 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 377 - 384

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Fractals as a metaphor in dialectology

Author(s): J. ROSENHOUSE

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Page Range: 385 - 395

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Issue 2 (28/02/2017)

Preface

Author(s): C.A. Brebbia

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The Heraclitean nature of time in the platform for life and its relationship with Parmenidean reality

Author(s): R.G. BOOTHROYD

Pages: 12 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 143 - 155

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The comparative numerical analysis of nature and architecture: a new framework

Author(s): J. VAUGHAN & M.J. OSTWALD

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Page Range: 156 - 166

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The irreversible evolution of buildings

Author(s): V. BONETTI & P. ROBAZZA

Pages: 8 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 167 - 175

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High-rise airflow structural concept

Author(s): M.C. PHOCAS, O. KONTOVOURKIS & N.I. GEORGIOU

Pages: 8 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 176 - 184

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The de Mestral Project: using macro photo-journaling to stimulate interest in bio-inspired design and science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines

Author(s): BROOK S. KENNEDY

Pages: 8 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 185 - 193

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Movement as a design parameter: studio works 2014–2016

Author(s): D.G. OZER & A.A. KAVAKOGLU

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 194 - 203

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Evolutionary design: the application of biological strategies in the product design process

Author(s): NARIMAN G. LOTFI

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 204 - 213

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Behavior of natural organisms as a mimicking tool in architecture

Author(s): DEENA EL-MAHDY & HISHAM S. GABR

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Page Range: 214 - 224

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Nature and buddhist architecture: Sri Lanka

Author(s): W. DE SILVA

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Page Range: 225 - 234

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Adaptive structures and design concept of transformable joints

Author(s): Q. WANG & P. TEUFFEL

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Page Range: 235 - 245

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Adaptation of eco-friendly approach in the production of soluble pozzolanic material

Author(s): ANDRI KUSBIANTORO, RAHIMAH EMBONG & NASIR SHAFIQ

Pages: 7 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 246 - 253

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Issue 1 (01/01/2017)

SYSTEMS ECOLOGY, ENERGY NETWORKS, AND A PATH TO SUSTAINABILITY

Author(s): BRIAN D. FATH

Pages: 14 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 1 - 15

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BIOCLIMATISM IN ARCHITECTURE: AN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE

Author(s): A.T. NGUYEN & S. REITER

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Page Range: 16 - 29

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FLOW PATTERNS IN HELICAL-TYPE GRAFT: BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS

Author(s): E.S. BERNAD, S.I. BERNAD, A.F. TOTOREAN, A.I. BOSIOC & I. SARGAN

Pages: 13 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 30 - 43

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CONSTRUCTAL MODEL OF FITTS’S LAW TO PREDICT SPEED–ACCURACY TRADE-OFF

Author(s): SATISH BOREGOWDA, ROD HANDY, DARRAH SLEETH & ANDREW MERRYWEATHER

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Page Range: 44 - 54

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ELECTROMAGNETIC-THERMAL ANALYSIS FOR HUMAN EXPOSURE TO HIGH FREQUENCY (HF) RADIATION

Author(s): DRAGAN POLJAK, MARIO CVETKOVIĆ, HRVOJE DODIG & ANDRES PERATTA

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Page Range: 55 - 67

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THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT AS A COMPLEX SYSTEM

Author(s): C.E. CLOETE

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Page Range: 68 - 74

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IMPROVEMENT OF SOUND CONDUCTION EFFICIENCY FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF VIBRATION CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HUMAN MIDDLE EAR

Author(s): T. HIGASHIMACHI, Y. LIU, T. OSHIKATA & R. TORIYA

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Page Range: 75 - 85

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POST-REFLECTING ON THE PROCESS OF INTEGRAL DESIGN OF AN ADAPTIVE FOOTBRIDGE STRUCTURE USING BENDING-ACTIVE PRINCIPLES

Author(s): M.C. PHOCAS, O. KONTOVOURKIS & K. ALEXANDROU

Pages: 14 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 86 - 100

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SWARM INTELLIGENCE ALGORITHMS FOR THE PROBLEM OF THE OPTIMAL PLACEMENT AND OPERATION CONTROL OF REACTIVE POWER SOURCES INTO POWER GRIDS

Author(s): V. MANUSOV, P. MATRENIN & S. KOKIN

Pages: 11 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 101 - 112

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COMPARISON OF COMPETITIVENESS OF GRID COMPANIES AND INDUSTRIAL COMPANIES’ OWN GENERATING UNITS

Author(s): L.M. GITELMAN, L.D. GITELMAN & A.V. DENISOV

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Page Range: 113 - 123

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A COMPLEXITY UNDERPINNING FOR DOMESTIC CLIMATE MITIGATION POLICY IN SOUTH AFRICA

Author(s): E. TYLER & B. COHEN

Pages: 8 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 124 - 132

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International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics

A transdisciplinary journal relating nature, science and the humanities

The International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics opens new avenues for understanding the relationship between arts and sciences. The objective of the journal is to encourage and facilitate inter-disciplinary communication between scientists in different disciplines, as well as other professionals in academia, research institutions or industry, working on a variety of studies involving nature and its significance to modern scientific thought and design.