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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

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 385 - 395

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Issue 2 (28/02/2017)

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

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

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): D. EL-MAHDY

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 214 - 224

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Nature And Buddhist Architecture: Sri Lanka

Author(s): W. DE SILVA

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 225 - 234

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Adaptive Structures And Design Concept Of Transformable Joints

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

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

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

Pages: 13 Price: Free (open access)

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

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

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

Pages: 12 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 55 - 67

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The Built Environment As A Complex System

Author(s): C.E. CLOETE

Pages: 6 Price: Free (open access)

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

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

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

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

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.