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IL 3: Information of The Institute of Lightweight Structures, October 1971


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    Information of the Institute for Lightweight Structures (IL), University Stuttgart, Director Frei Otto


    IL 3: Biology and Building Part I. Biologie und bauen, teil 1. 


    Stuttgart, Heinrich Fink KG, 1971. 78 pages. Softcover. In good condition.


    Text in German and English.


    This issue explores the practical application of biological principles to architectural design and presents a collection of essays and case studies that examine the potential of using natural forms as inspiration for creating efficient, sustainable structures. Topics range from the use of lightweight materials, mimicking the versatility and resilience found in nature, to the design of buildings that adapt to their environments. This volume provides insight into the early stages of blending biological sciences with architecture, offering perspectives on ecological design that were ahead of their time.

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    21 x 28 cm