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Biophilic Cities: Good for Both Environmental Health and Human Health

2021-04-21T20:56:26-07:00 April 21st, 2021|Energy & Sustainability, Environmental Engineering, Issue I, Recycling, Volume XXI|

Abstract Biophilic cities try to reconnect people with nature, which is something many urban cities currently lack. Singapore is actively implementing many features of biophilic design in order to bring its residents more in touch with nature, just as it has been doing since it gained independence. Through a variety of different design techniques, engineers [...]

Employing Biomimetic Architecture to Link Buildings with the Natural World

2021-04-21T20:52:51-07:00 April 21st, 2021|Civil Engineering, Energy & Sustainability, Environmental Engineering, Issue I, Lifestyle, Volume XXI|

Abstract A building is a living structure. It protects its occupants, regulates heating and air, and conducts other processes to interact with the natural world. Architects have started to design buildings with this in mind, taking inspiration from the diverse flora and fauna of the planet which evolved to interact and benefit from their environment. [...]