Li: Dynamic Form in Nature
Wooden Books, 2007 - Pattern formation (Physical sciences) - 58 pages
Welsh Border architect David Wade has spent a lifetime gathering and organising the extraordinary families of surface patterns that nature throws up at every scale. In this book, illustrated by the author, we see branching patterns, animal spots, crack patterns and much, much more.
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34 8 medern Addenda aesthetic appeal Animal Markings appear arttsts aspect asphalt basalt beauttful blobs bounderies Branching systems brechiated camouflage cells centres characteristic chemical reaction Chrtsttna circulatory systems cloud common configurations contours Conus cracks created creation and destruction CROP CIRCLES crystal opposite David Wade definable form dendritic domain pattern dunes dynamic eentre elastie elegant energy essentially familiar formative processes fractalline Fracture geometrical growth hexagonal httle peeple illustrated by David images imprint involved kind LABYRINTHS laminal leaf lichen liquid medium lower opposite lower row opposite MAZES medern art nature notion NUMBER older Eastern opposite bottom opposite lower opposite shows opposite top left opposite top right philosopher physicists pinnate plant PLATONIC pottery principle processes of creation range result rich colouration river drainage serpentine similar formations species spirals structure stte surface surfactant films symmetry systems of animals tOade trees triangular formations Universe unrelated phenomena variety veined