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SEASONALLY VARYING BLOOMS These two diagrams illustrate two possible outcome of the biotriz method as it applies to landscape architecture. The diagram above is based on a version used in a workshop presented by Nickolay and Olga. According to Olga and Nickolay the park “works� for the bees; at least one type of flower is in bloom throughout the year, and the beds are arranged in such a way that each flower is visited. However, in terms of human use, the design is limited.

BEE HABITAT

GRASSED AREA

Julien Vincent reccommends BioTRIZ as the most appropriate method available for the transferrance of biological solutions to technology and design (Vincent 2006, p. 481). There are however, many faults especially with the reductionist manner of breaking the problems down. With regards to landscape architecture, it would be a huge feat to use BioTriz in the context of an urban lanscape design; with so many factors and contradictions to consider this method would prove too simplistic. It is better suited to product design, or engineering.

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BEE HABITAT

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Ecomimesis  

Biomimetic Design for Landscape Architecture

Ecomimesis  

Biomimetic Design for Landscape Architecture

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