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Bio Design

Nature + Science + Creativity

Edited with text by William Myers. Foreword by Paola Antonelli.

Featured image is Life Support. Revital Cohen. Design Interactions, Royal College of Art, London, UK. First published in 2012 to wide acclaim for its timely focus on the nascent movement of designing with living organisms, Bio Design is now available in paperback as an inspiring resource for designers, architects, engineers and students. Featuring 73 projects at the intersection of biology and design, it surveys artworks, prototypes and architectural concepts that harness living materials and processes, presenting bio-integrated approaches to achieving sustainability, new innovations enabled by biotechnology, and provocative experiments that deliberately illustrate the dangers and opportunities of manipulating life for human ends. Ranging from fabrics and “concrete” made from bacteria to arbor-architecture, these projects are now more pertinent than ever. By examining how this new phenomenon fits into the history of architecture, art, and industrial design, William Myers contextualizes the shift toward bio design through comparisons to previous historic transitions in art and design practices, clarifying its implications for the future.

William Myers is a curator, writer, and teacher based in Amsterdam. He is the author of Bio Design: Nature + Science + Creativity.

Paola Antonelli is Senior Curator of Department of Architecture and Design, as well as the Director of R&D at The Museum of Modern Art.

Featured image is Life Support. Revital Cohen. Design Interactions, Royal College of Art, London, UK.

Bio Design

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An Atlas of Recycled Landscapes

AN ATLAS OF RECYCLED LANDSCAPES

By Michela De Poli, Guido Incerti.

SKIRA

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Embodied Energy and Design: Making Architecture Between Metrics and Narratives

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Edited by Stephen Cairns, Devisari Tunas and ETH Zürich / Singapore-ETH Centre. Design by Studio Joost Grootens.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

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Text by Mya Berger, Leticia M. Brown, David Davalos, Ines Glowania, Denisa Kollarová, Maryia Rusak, Martha Schwindling, Léonie Thiroux.

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Designing for Sustainability through Upcycling

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Text by Shyam Khandekar, Vinayak Bharne.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

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Gilles Clément & Thierry Fontaine: Have You Ever Seen a Nomad in a Hurry?

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Text by Gilles Clément. Photographs by Thierry Fontaine.

DIS VOIR

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Ending the Anthropocene

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By Lieven De Cauter.

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Text by Matthijs Bouw, Erik van Eekelen.

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Connectedness: An Incomplete Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene

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Edited with text by Casey Mack.

HATJE CANTZ

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FLOODSCAPES

Text by Frederic Rossano.

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