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International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, Volume 8

Issue 4 (31/12/2013)

Foreword

Author(s): Bashir Kazimee

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THE SUSTAINABLE URBAN DISTRICT OF VAUBAN IN FREIBURG, GERMANY

Author(s): G. J. COATES

Pages: 21 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 265 - 286

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SUSTAINING PLACE-IDENTITY IN HISTORIC MINING CITIES OF THE US ROCKY MOUNTAIN WEST

Author(s): WENDY R. MCCLURE

Pages: 12 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 287 - 299

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THE EVOLUTION OF THE TOWNHOUSE AND ITS ROLE IN CREATING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES

Author(s): T.J. BARTUSKA

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THE MINANGKABAU HOUSE – A VISION OF SUSTAINABLE CULTURE AND ARCHITECTURE

Author(s): AZIZI BAHAUDDIN, SETIAWAN HARDONO, ALDRIN ABDULLAH & NOR ZARIFAH MALIKI

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THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN SHOPHOUSE AS A MODEL FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN ENVIRONMENTS

Author(s): J. ARANHA

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ALL SHADES OF GREEN: THE CASE OF BOMONTI IN URBAN ISTANBUL

Author(s): Z. AYGEN & E. YAGCI

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Page Range: 336 - 346

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THE FUTURE OF CITIES

Author(s): A. RAHMANI

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HABITAT, HOUSING SOCIAL CONNECTIVITY TO PROMOTE SOCIAL WELL-BEING

Author(s): J. ABELL, A. ALHUSBAN, S. ALHUSBAN & S. LURASI

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URBAN HERITAGE OF GRAMMICHELE AND LESSONS FOR MODERN CITIES

Author(s): A.W. MUTIN

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Issue 3 (30/09/2013)

Foreword

Author(s): C.A. Brebbia

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FROM BIOMECHANICS OF RATS’ INCLINED LOCOMOTION TO A CLIMBING ROBOT

Author(s): E. ANDRADA, J. MÄMPEL, A. SCHMIDT, M.S. FISCHER, A. KARGUTH & H. WITTE

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A BIO-INSPIRED CONDYLAR KNEE JOINT FOR KNEE PROSTHETICS

Author(s): A.C. ETOUNDI, R.J. LOCK, R. VAIDYANATHAN & S.C. BURGESS

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MODELING OF STENT EXPANSION DYNAMICS AND RESULTANT ARTERIAL WALL AND LESION STRESSES IN A STENOSED ARTERY

Author(s): M.R. HYRE, S.A. CHAE & R.M. PULLIAM

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OSCILLATING FOILS FOR SHIP PROPULSION

Author(s): J. MATTHEIJSSENS, J-P MARCEL, W. BOSSCHAERTS & D. LEFEBER

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MAGNETO-MECHANICAL ACTUATION MODEL FOR FIN-BASED LOCOMOTION

Author(s): J.P. CARBAJAL & NAVEEN KUPPUSWAMY

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Issue 2 (30/06/2013)

Foreword

Author(s): C.A. Brebbia

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THE NOVEL CHARACTERISTICS OF PTEROSAURS: BIOLOGICAL INSPIRATION FOR ROBOTIC VEHICLES

Author(s): S. CHATTERJEE, R. LIND & B. ROBERTS

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FROM NATURAL BRANCHINGS TO TECHNICAL JOINTS: BRANCHED PLANT STEMS AS INSPIRATION FOR BIOMIMETIC FIBRE-REINFORCED COMPOSITES

Author(s): T. MASSELTER, T. HAUSHAHN, H. SCHWAGER, M. MILWICH, L. MÜLLER, H. BOEHM, M. GUDE, A. GRUHL, W. HUFENBACH, C. NEINHUIS & T. SPECK

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THE INFLUENCING FACTORS OF ARCHITECTURAL COMPOSITION AND THE ARRANGEMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENT IN ORCHID ISLAND

Author(s): C.-J. CHEN & S.-T. KUO

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 154 - 164

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THE FORCE CONE METHOD: A NEW THINKING TOOL FOR LIGHTWEIGHT STRUCTURES

Author(s): C. MATTHECK & S. HALLER

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FRUIT WALLS AND NUT SHELLS AS AN INSPIRATION FOR THE DESIGN OF BIO-INSPIRED IMPACT-RESISTANT HIERARCHICALLY STRUCTURED MATERIALS

Author(s): R. SEIDEL, M. THIELEN, C. SCHMITT, A. BÜHRIG-POLACZEK, C. FLECK & T. SPECK

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Page Range: 172 - 179

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Issue 1 (31/03/2013)

THE CONSTRUCTAL EVOLUTION OF SPORTS WITH THROWING MOTION: BASEBALL, GOLF, HOCKEY AND BOXING

Author(s): A. BEJAN, S. LORENTE, J. ROYCE, D. FAURIE, T. PARRAN, M. BLACK & B. ASH

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THE EVOLUTION OF LONG DISTANCE RUNNING AND SWIMMING

Author(s): J.D. CHARLES & A. BEJAN

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HARMONIZATION BETWEEN ARCHITECTURE AND NATURE THROUGH TRADITIONAL JAPANESE SCREENS

Author(s): E. BEITA & A. FUJII

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Page Range: 29 - 40

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THE SUSTAINABLE IMPROVEMENT OF SOCIAL HOUSING STOCK IN ITALY: STRATEGIES OF INTERVENTION

Author(s): S. BRUNORO

Pages: 19 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 41 - 60

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CREATING ORGANIC THREE-DIMENSIONAL STRUCTURES FOR PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC WITH RECONFIGURABLE MODULAR ‘TRUSS-Z’ SYSTEM

Author(s): MACHI ZAWIDZKI

Pages: 26 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 61 - 87

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LAND DEDICATION FOR ECODYNAMIC DESIGN AND ECOLOGICAL CONSERVATION, A CASE STUDY

Author(s): M. REYAHI KHORAM, V. NORISHARIKABAD & M. SAFIKHANI

Pages: 14 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 88 - 102

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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.