Impact of biomimesisin architectural design paradigm

Arslan Selçuk, Semra
Sorguç, Arzu
"Biomimesis", imitation of animate and inanimate forms in nature to inspire new designs, is a term introduced at the end of 20th century, since then the way of inspiring/learning/adapting and/or implementing processes from nature and conception of how to be employed in different information/technology fields has been discussed systematically. In this study, some benchmark examples of human-nature interactions in architecture are introduced in a chronological order and their inspiration processes from nature are discussed. Moreover, it is aimed to initiate a platform in architecture which will serve for discussions to explore the potentials of these interactions under the impact of computational and information technologies, not only in terms of formal/visual way, but also extending to learn more about the formation process in nature.
Journal of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi University


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S. Arslan Selçuk and A. Sorguç, “Impact of biomimesisin architectural design paradigm ,” Journal of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi University, pp. 451–459, 2007, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: