May 24, 2011

BIOT: The Stick System at Biomimetic-Architecture

http://biomimetic-architecture.com/2011/05/23/bio-structure-bone-inspired-building-frame-by-tectonica/



Puerto Rican firm TECTONICA Architecture, in light of the devastating failure of buildings all around the world at the hands of challenging earthquake forces, has released research they have done in the immediate application of human bone structure (particularly the femur) to a new way of designing reinforced concrete frames.