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Feizabadi M, Bemanian M, Golabchi M, Ansari M, Mirhosseini S M. Properties of natural organisms and its use in technological architecture. IJAUP. 2012; 22 (2) :65-71
URL: http://ijaup.iust.ac.ir/article-1-128-en.html

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This research aimed at identifying natural organisms and their properties in the technological samples of contemporary architecture. The main questionswere: "Which properties of natural organisms are effective on the technological works of contemporary architecture?" and "How much do they affect?"This descriptive-analytic research was conducted using archival method to access the theoretical literature, and surveying method for collecting the data required. Case studies were selected and analyzed from theinternationally famous technological works made from the sixties (Hi-Tech style) till now. The case studies were divided into two periods, 20th and 21st centuries 8 works each period. The results indicated that properties such asunity, balance, proportion, hierarchy and efficiency have had most used between properties of natural organisms in technological works of contemporary architecture, and properties such as restorability, reproducibility and developability have been neglected.
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Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: General Architecture
Received: 2012/07/18 | Accepted: 2013/03/17 | Published: 2013/03/17

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