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Synthetic aesthetics

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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.

This book is in exceptional condition, the hardback and the dust-jacket look good as new. The pages are also clean and crisp. 'Synthetic Aesthetics' looks to be the bridge between biology and design- and investigates in detail about how design and biology have and are shaping each other.

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Author(s):
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Jane Calvert, Pablo Schyfter, Alistair Elfick, Drew Endy
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Dimensions:
23.5 x 22 x 3 cm
Edition:
1st edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
026201999X
ISBN-13:
9780262019996
Number of pages:
349
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Title:
Synthetic Aesthetics

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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.

This book is in exceptional condition, the hardback and the dust-jacket look good as new. The pages are also clean and crisp. 'Synthetic Aesthetics' looks to be the bridge between biology and design- and investigates in detail about how design and biology have and are shaping each other.

Added value:
1st Edition
Author(s):
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Jane Calvert, Pablo Schyfter, Alistair Elfick, Drew Endy
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
23.5 x 22 x 3 cm
Edition:
1st edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
026201999X
ISBN-13:
9780262019996
Number of pages:
349
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Title:
Synthetic Aesthetics

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