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IL4 : Information of The Institute of Lightweight Structures, July 1972


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


    IL4 : Information of The Institute of Lightweight Structures, July 1972


    Stuttgart, Heinrich Fink KG, 1972. 79 pages. Softcover. In good condition.


    Text in English and German. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs.


    IL 4 continues the report on the colloquium, Biology and Building, held on May 7 and 8, 1971. IL 4 offers a focused examination of the intersection between biology and architectural design, continuing the theme set up by the previous issue IL 3. This publication compiles research and discourse on the application of natural structures to sustainable architecture. The series explore form-finding, material innovation, and the mimicry of nature’s efficiency in man-made constructions. The collected works within delve into the potential of biological forms as a template for architectural and structural engineering, presaging modern trends in ecological and biomimetic design.

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    21 x 28 cm