Biotechnologies and Biomimetics for Civil Engineering

Biotechnologies and Biomimetics for Civil Engineering

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Putting forward an innovative approach to solving current technological problems faced by human society, this book encompasses a holistic way of perceiving the potential of natural systems. Nature has developed several materials and processes which both maintain an optimal performance and are also totally biodegradable, properties which can be used in civil engineering. Delivering the latest research findings to building industry professionals and other practitioners, as well as containing information useful to the public, a€˜Biotechnologies and Biomimetics for Civil Engineeringa€™ serves as an important tool to tackle the challenges of a more sustainable construction industry and the future of buildings.Bioinspir Biomim 7:1a€“10 Knippers J, Cremers J, Gabler M, Lienhard J (2011a) Construction manual for polymers + membranes. ... Schleicher S, Masselter T, Speck T, Knippers J (2009) Abstraction of plant movements for deployable structures in architecture. In: Thibaut B (ed) Proceedings of the 6th plant biomechanics international conference, Ecofog, Cayenne, French Guyana, pp 389a€“397 Lienhard J, anbsp;...

Title:Biotechnologies and Biomimetics for Civil Engineering
Author: Fernando Pacheco Torgal, J. A. Labrincha, M. V. Diamanti, C.-P. Yu, H. K. Lee
Publisher:Springer - 2014-08-16

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