Call Number:
500 BEJAN
  
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Publisher, Date:
New York : Doubleday, c2012.
Description:
vii, 296 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  
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Edition:
1st ed.
Summary:
Reveals how recurring patterns in nature are accounted for by a single governing principle of physics, explaining how all designs in the world from biological life to inanimate systems evolve in a sequence of ever-improving designs that facilitate flow-- Source other than Library of Congress.
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-280) and index.
Contents:
The birth of flow -- The birth of design -- Animals on the move -- Witnessing evolution -- Seeing beyond the trees and the forest -- Why hierarchy reins -- The fast and long meets the slow and short -- The design of academia -- The golden ratio, vision, cognition, and culture -- The design of history.
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9780385534611 (hbk.)
0385534612 (hbk.)
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