Chapter 4 References and Further Reading

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Chapter 4 References and Further Reading

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Alexander, Christopher et al, A Pattern Language

Oxford University Press, 1977

(Instances successful design strategies for towns, buildings)


Bascom,Willard, Waves and Beaches

Anchor Books, New York, 1980


Birch, and Cobb; The Liberation of Life

Cambridge University Press, 1981


Bohm, Wholeness and Implicate Order

Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1980


Capra, Fritz; The Tao of Physics

Fontana Press, 1976


Cook, Sir Theodore Andrea; The Curves of Life

Constable, London, 1914 (reprint)


Escher, M. C. and J. L. Locher, The World of M.C. Escher

Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York, 1971


Goold, J. et alia, Harmonic Vibrations and Vibration Figures

Newton & Co. London, 1909

(See also: Model Engineer 3 May ’51, 8 Sep ’60; Hobbies Nov 1966; and New Scientist 22/29 Dec ’83)


Illert, Christopher, Sea Shell Mathematics

Self-published, 1984:76Seaview Rd., West Beach, South Australia 5024


Lovelock. J. E., Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth

Oxford University Press, 1979


Leapfrogs, Curves

Tarquin  Pubs. Stradbroke, Diss, Norfolk, U.K., 1985


Mandelbrot, Benoit, The Fractal Geometry of Nature

W.H. Freeman Co. New York, 1982

(The basic book on fractals, computer graphics)


Murchie, Greg, The Seven Mysteries of Life

Self-published, 1984: Marlborough, NH. USA.


Pearce, Peter, Structure in Nature as a Strategy for Design

M.I.T. Press, 1979.


Schwenke, Theodore, Sensitive Chaos; the Creation of Flowing Forms in Air or Water

Schocken Books, N.Y., 1976


Thompson, D’arcy W., On Growth and Form

Cambridge University Press, 1952.

(Multiple examples of forms in nature, spirals)


Tweedie, A.D., Water and the World

Thos. Nelson (Aust) Ltd., 1975

(On the order of stream flow and stream patterns)


Virbela Institute, Emerson College

Forest Row, East Sussex RHI8 5JX

(Flow form designs and research posters)


Vogel, Steven, Life in Moving Fluids; the Physical Biology of Flow

Willard Grant Press, Boston, 1981

(A sensitive and scholarly study of life forms in flow)


Weyl, Hermann, Symmetry

Prinreton Univenity Press, NJ ,USA, 1983


New Scientist, New Science Publications,

Commonwealth House, 1-19 New Oxford St. London WClA lNG:

5 Oct ‘78:        On pulsers and biological docks

15 Nov ‘84:     On the gravity anomalies in the geoid

31 May ‘84:     The Robinson Congruence

7 Jun’84:         Recombination of DNA in a plus-torus

20 Mar 79:       The swirling of water

14 Jun 79:        The spiral classification of galaxies

5 May ‘83:       Symmetry, geometry, fractals

26 Apr ‘84:      Fractals

5 May ‘83:       Inversion and reflection of forms

17 Nov’83:      On impact craters

21 Apr 77:       “The great tennis ball of earth”

11 Oct ‘84:      The pineal gland as a timepiece

4 Apr ‘85:        Fractals, pulsars, black holes


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