Biomimetics, Volume 4, Issue 3 (September 2019) – 21 articles
Cover Story (view full-size image): Future cities cannot be built in the same way as existing ones, inducing a radical paradigm shift in how we produce and use materials for construction. For the development of such new materials and construction technologies, Sustainable Construction at KIT Karlsruhe proposes the concept of “prototypological” research. A prototypology represents a full-scale application that, in itself, is an experiment to discover aspects and unknowns of a specific question, yet is part of a bigger systematic series of different typologies with similar characteristics, but varying parameters. View this paper.
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