Education, Science, Technology, Innovation and Life
Open Access
Sign In

Research and Innovative Application of Biomimetic Tessellation Principles

Download as PDF

DOI: 10.23977/jemm.2023.080401 | Downloads: 16 | Views: 358

Author(s)

Mingyu Jin 1, Zichen Bai 1, Xiaosong Zhang 2

Affiliation(s)

1 College of Architecture and Art, North China University of Technology, Shijingshan District, Beijing, China
2 China Construction Eighth Engineering Division Co., Ltd., Pudong, Shanghai, China

Corresponding Author

Mingyu Jin

ABSTRACT

Biomimetic tessellation is the combination of biomimetic and tessellation principles. This paper conducted an in-depth study on those theory. First, the author introduced biomimetic pangolin scales and biomimetic aggregates fruit, and conducted a target study on their animal and plant morphology by using the biomimetic tessellation principle. Second, according to the advantages obtained, the author chooses a suitable building case and makes innovate application of two biomimetic tessellation principle to test its rationality. The conclusion shows that the two biomimetic tessellation principles can greatly improve the building in the aspects of shading, comfort, flexibility, stability, economy, etc., which provides ideas and directions for future research.

KEYWORDS

Biomimetic; Tessellation; Digitization

CITE THIS PAPER

Mingyu Jin, Zichen Bai, Xiaosong Zhang, Research and Innovative Application of Biomimetic Tessellation Principles. Journal of Engineering Mechanics and Machinery (2023) Vol. 8: 1-5. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/jemm.2023.080401.

REFERENCES

[1] Li, N. and Geng, W. Y. (2014). Form Follows Function (Mathematical Function)—the Generation of Architectural Form Based on the Simulation of Biological Cells’ Mosaic Morphological Laws by Using Digital Tools (in Chinese). Journal of Human Settlements in West China, 6, 51-56.
[2] Xu, W. G. and Li, N. (2018). Digital Diagram from BIO-Form for Architectural Design (2nd ed.). Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press.
[3] Ma, Y. H., Tong, J., Zhou, J., Rong, B. J. and Ren, L. Q. (2008). Geometric shape and performance of the scale of the pangolin (in Chinese). Journal of Chinese Electron Microscopy Society, 4, 336-340.
[4] Wang, C., Lv, Z., Mohan, M. P., Cui, Z., Liu, Z., Jiang, Y., ... & Chen, X. (2021). Pangolin‐Inspired Stretchable, Microwave‐Invisible Metascale. Advanced Materials, 33(41), 2102131. 

All published work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Copyright © 2016 - 2031 Clausius Scientific Press Inc. All Rights Reserved.