Nature-inspired Algorithms as a Part of the Biomimetic Architecture: A Brief Discussion
Keywords:Biomimicry, biomimetic architecture, design problems, architectural design process, natural algorithms, genetic algorithm, swarm algorithm, biomimetic algorithms
Biomimetic architecture is mainly derived from biological phenomena. It is a significant method to solve architectural design and engineering problems. Biomimicry aims to mimic biological concepts and behaviors and apply them in buildings. Biomimetic architecture methods are presently classified into three levels: the organism level, the organism behavior, and the ecosystem level. This paper contributes to conceptualizing a novel approach that leverages the capabilities of biomimetic architecture. The proposed architectural method is composed of two main modules: direct and indirect mimication. This novel method is elaborated through the thematic analysis method by a brief discussion. This research's main finding is the novel biomimetic architecture method.
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