Structure in Nature is a Strategy for Design

cover of the book

In the course of our investigations into tetrahedral cell packing we came across Peter Pearce‘s book “Structure in Nature is a Strategy for Design” (first published in 1978), in which he meticuously documented his investigations of polygons, which, according to him, form the basic reconfigurable building block for environmental structures that are both, space and energy efficient. It has the potential to become our new bible, at least for a while, as long as we are looking into space filling and cell packing.

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