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International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, Volume 8, Issue 2

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

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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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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.