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Bionic Architecture, Forms and Constructions

Author Affiliations

  • 1Young Researchers and Elite Club, Zanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan, IRAN
  • 2Department of Architecture, Zanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan, IRAN
  • 3Young Researchers and Elite Club, Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, IRAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 3, Issue (3), Pages 93-98, March,2 (2014)

Abstract

Natural figures are originally efficient and considering the aesthetics are also satisfying and eligible. Although in the world of engineering an efficient schema doesn’t mean a successful design in aesthetics. There are lots of structures which are efficient but don’t have any aesthetic value. Connecting a schema with natural figures and rules can avoid this imperfection and can help the engineers to unite the streak quality with the real and practical structure demands. This article briefly explains the bionic science and introduces the bionic construction systems, in continuation discusses the context of beauty, efficiency and movement in the structural engineering and illumes the topic by indicating some examples. Designers exerted two styles for using and imitating the natural forms. In the first style the goal of designer is only imitating the external appearance of natural forms so the building will just reflect the appeared beauty of the surrounding environment. In the second style designer is inspired to create new designing by the proses which formed the natural figures. Finally this article emphasizes the necessity of paying the structural engineers’ attention to the natural morphology to inspire them from optimum patterns so that it helps the inventive engineers become structural artists.

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