publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

A Biomimetic Structural Form: Developing A Paradigm To Attain Vital Sustainability In Tall Architecture

Al-Sehail, Osama;
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  • Published: 04 Feb 2017
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
This paper argues for sustainability as a necessity in the evolution of tall architecture. It provides a different mode for dealing with sustainability in tall architecture, taking into consideration the speciality of its typology. To this end, the article develops a Biomimetic Structural Form as a paradigm to attain Vital Sustainability. A Biomimetic Structural Form, which is derived from the amalgamation of biomimicry as an approach for sustainability defining nature as source of knowledge and inspiration in solving humans' problems and a Structural Form as a catalyst for evolving tall architecture, is a dynamic paradigm emerging from a conceptualizing and mor...
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free text keywords: Biomimicry, design in nature, high-rise buildings, sustainability, structural form, tall architecture, vital sustainability.
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

A Biomimetic Structural Form: Developing A Paradigm To Attain Vital Sustainability In Tall Architecture

Al-Sehail, Osama;