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Synthetic aesthetics

£14.99

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Condition excellent except the jacket is a little creased on the edges.
In this text, synthetic biologists, artists, designers, and social scientists investigate synthetic biology and design. After chapters that introduce the science and set the terms of the discussion, the book follows six boundary-crossing collaborations between artists and designers and synthetic biologists from around the world, helping us understand what it might mean to 'design nature.' These collaborations have resulted in biological computers that calculate form; speculative packaging that builds its own contents; algae that feeds on circuit boards; and a sampling of human cheeses.

Item details

Author(s):
Ginsberg, Calvert etc
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
11cms x 13cms
Edition:
2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
026201999X
ISBN-13:
9780262019996
Number of pages:
349
Publisher:
The MIT Press

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Condition excellent except the jacket is a little creased on the edges.
In this text, synthetic biologists, artists, designers, and social scientists investigate synthetic biology and design. After chapters that introduce the science and set the terms of the discussion, the book follows six boundary-crossing collaborations between artists and designers and synthetic biologists from around the world, helping us understand what it might mean to 'design nature.' These collaborations have resulted in biological computers that calculate form; speculative packaging that builds its own contents; algae that feeds on circuit boards; and a sampling of human cheeses.

Author(s):
Ginsberg, Calvert etc
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
11cms x 13cms
Edition:
2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
026201999X
ISBN-13:
9780262019996
Number of pages:
349
Publisher:
The MIT Press

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