Sustainable Materialisation of Responsive Architecture

@article{Holstov2017SustainableMO,
  title={Sustainable Materialisation of Responsive Architecture},
  author={Artem Holstov and Graham Farmer and B. N. Bridgens},
  journal={Sustainability},
  year={2017},
  volume={9},
  pages={1-20}
}
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 the technological intensity of conventional “smart” building systems towards a more autonomous and robust materially embedded sensitivity and climatic responsiveness. The actuation mechanisms of natural responsive systems can be replicated to produce artificial moisture-sensitive (hygromorphic) composites… Expand
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