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Hygromorphic materials for sustainable responsive architecture
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The possibility of adaptive building systems based on incorporation of hygromorphic materials are explored and it is argued that they present opportunities for architecture that is passively attuned to the variable natural rhythms of the internal and external environments, and that addresses a wide range of sustainability considerations. Expand
Sustainable Materialisation of Responsive Architecture
Natural organisms which employ inherent material properties to enable a passive dynamic response offer inspiration for adaptive bioclimatic architecture. This approach allows a move away from theExpand
Ageing (dis)gracefully: Enabling designers to understand material change
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The role that changes to product material surfaces, and the design of objects to change in particular ways with use, could have on the transition to circular modes of consumption is explored. Expand
Holstov A, Farmer G, Bridgens B. Implementing hygromorphic wood composites into responsive building skins. In: 11th Conference on Advanced Building Skins. 2016, Bern, Switzerland: Advanced Building
Natural organisms which employ inherent material properties to enable a passive dynamic response offer inspiration for adaptive bioclimatic architecture. This approach allows a move away from theExpand
Implementing hygromorphic wood composites into responsive building skins
Natural organisms which employ inherent material properties to enable a passive dynamic response offer inspiration for adaptive bioclimatic architecture. This approach allows a move away from theExpand