WIT Press


Dissipative Structures, Complexity And Strange Attractors: Keynotes For A New Eco-aesthetics

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/DN040381

Volume

73

Pages

7

Published

2004

Size

598 kb

Author(s)

R. M. Pulselli, G.C. Magnoli, N. Marchettini & E. Tiezzi

Abstract

There is a new branch of science strikingly at variance with the idea of knowledge just ended and deterministic. The complexity we observe in nature makes us aware of the limits of traditional reductive investigative tools and requires new comprehensive approaches to reality. Looking at the non-equilibrium thermodynamics reported by Ilya Prigogine as the key point to understanding the behaviour of living systems, the research on design practices takes into account the lot of dynamics occurring in nature and seeks to imagine living shapes suiting living contexts. When Edgar Morin speaks abo

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