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International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, Volume 9

Issue 4 (31/12/2014)

Preface

Author(s): C.A.Brebbia

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Colours of noise fractals and applications

Author(s): G. ROSENHOUSE

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Photonic architectures in beetles: Twists and iridescence

Author(s): L.T. MCDONALD, T.A. STARKEY & P. VUKUSIC

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

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Friction, wear and corrosion: Learning from nature

Author(s): V. STOILOV & D. O. NORTHWOOD

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Sustainability strategies in nature

Author(s): Y. H. COHEN, Y. REICH & S. GREENBERG

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Integrated approach in the planning stage for landscape conservation in the coastal Italian areas

Author(s): D. CIALDEA & L. MASTRONARDI

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Towards an evolutionary design in Lebanese vernacular dwellings

Author(s): T. HAIDAMOUS

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The local ventilation system coupled with the indirect green façade: A priliminary study

Author(s): T. ŠUKLJE, C. ARKAR & S. MEDVED

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Issue 3 (30/09/2014)

Preface

Author(s): C.A. Brebbia

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How to use the ovipositor drilling mechanism of hymenoptera for developing a surgical instrument in biomimetic design

Author(s): K. NAKAJIMA & O. SCHWARZ

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Comparative structural analysis of anterior and posterior wings of the dragonfly

Author(s): U.T. BEZERRA & N.P. BARBOSA

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Biologically informed disciplines: A comparative analysis of bionics, biomimetics, biomimicry, and bio-inspiration among others

Author(s): A. IOUGUINA, J.W. DAWSON, B. HALLGRIMSSON & G. SMART

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Laser-based biomimetic functionalization of surfaces: From moisture harvesting lizards to specific fluid transport systems

Author(s): P. COMANNS, K. WINANDS, K. ARNTZ, F. KLOCKE & W. BAUMGARTNER

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Biologically-inspired innovation in large companies: A path for corporate participation in biophysical systems?

Author(s): T.L. MEAD

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The application of bio-inspiration to human-centered product design

Author(s): B. KENNEDY

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Product development using vegetable fibers

Author(s): C.R. DA COSTA, A. RATTI & B. DEL CURTO

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Issue 2 (30/06/2014)

BIOMIMETICS: A SIMPLE FOUNDATION WILL LEAD TO NEW INSIGHT ABOUT PROCESS

Author(s): S. JACOBS

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VIDEO IMAGES AND UNDULATORY MOVEMENT EQUATION OF PANGASIUS SANITWONGSEI’S CAUDAL FIN OF STEADY SWIMMING FISH

Author(s): A. S. VAGHEFI & M. ABBASPOUR

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THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF LAND TRANSFORMATION IN THE COASTAL PERIMETER OF THE MAR MENOR LAGOON (SPAIN)

Author(s): S. GARCÍA-AYLLÓN & J. L. MIRALLES

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INVESTIGATIONS ON MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR GOLESTI RESERVOIR, CONSIDERING TH E ECOLOGICAL ASPECTS

Author(s): G. E. DUMITRAN & L. I. VUTA

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COMPARISON OF STAND SPATIAL STRUCTURE IN DIFFERENT PLANTATIONS AND NATURAL FORESTS IN ROCKY MOUNTAIN AREA OF NORTHERN CHINA

Author(s): GUANG-LEI GAO, GUO-DONG DING, ANG ZHANG, MEI-NA CAO, YUAN-YUAN ZHAO, YAN-FENG BAO, YA-JUAN GUO, MING-HAN YU & XU LI

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SUBCUTANEOUS GLUCOSE BIOSENSOR FAILURE – A FUZZY FAULT TREE ANALYSIS APPROACH

Author(s): C. G. SIONTOROU & F. A. BATZIAS

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Issue 1 (31/03/2014)

WATER IS THE MEANS, MEDIUM AND MESSAGE OF LIFE

Author(s): MAE-WAN HO

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DESIGN CONCEPT OF A KINETIC FORM-ACTIVE HYBRID ENVELOPE STRUCTURE

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

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DESIGNING GREEN FAÇADES AND LIVING WALL SYSTEMS FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTIONS

Author(s): KATIA PERINI & MARC OTTELÉ

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SEEKING A NEW ARCHITECTURAL PARADIGM

Author(s): ANA NIKEZIC´ & NATAŠA JANKOVIC

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PERSIAN WIND TOWERS: ARCHITECTURE, COOLING PERFORMANCE AND SEISMIC BEHAVIOUR

Author(s): B. HEJAZI & M. HEJAZI

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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.