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Designs On Nature

Pub Date : 2011-06-27 | Author : Sheila Jasanoff | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 1400837316
ISBN 13 : 9781400837311

Biology and politics have converged today across much of the industrialized world. Debates about genetically modified organisms, cloning, stem cells, animal patenting, and new repr..


Synthetic Aesthetics

Pub Date : 2014-02-28 | Author : Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262019996
ISBN 13 : 026201999X

As synthetic biology transforms living matter into a medium for making, what is the role of design and its associated values?..


Design In Nature

Pub Date : 2013-01-08 | Author : Adrian Bejan | Publisher : Anchor Books

ISBN 10 : 9780307744340
ISBN 13 : 0307744345

Reveals how recurring patterns in nature are accounted for by a single governing principle of physics, explaining how all designs in the world from biological life to inanimate sys..


Quilting Designs From Nature

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Lone J. Minkkinen | Publisher : Amer Quilters Society

ISBN 10 : 1604600012
ISBN 13 : 9781604600018

Step away from the usual look of continuous line quilting designs into the natural world of a Danish artist with these extraordinary patterns. Drawing from such venues as the barn ..


Rustic Modern Crochet

Pub Date : 2014-01-09 | Author : Yumiko Alexander | Publisher : Betterway Books

ISBN 10 : 9781620334911
ISBN 13 : 1620334917

A collection of unique and sophisticated crochet designs! Enjoy Yumiko Alexander's showcase of eighteen clean, sophisticated crochet designs. Her garments feature eye-catching cons..


A Beautiful Question

Pub Date : 2015-07-14 | Author : Frank Wilczek | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780698195622
ISBN 13 : 0698195620

Does the universe embody beautiful ideas? Artists as well as scientists throughout human history have pondered this “beautiful question.” With Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek as y..


Design With Nature

Pub Date : 1995-02-20 | Author : Ian L. McHarg | Publisher : Wiley

ISBN 10 : 047111460X
ISBN 13 : 9780471114604

"In presenting us with a vision of organic exuberance and human delight, which ecology and ecological design promise to open up for us, McHarg revives the hope for a better world."..