pattern understanding: recognition & application

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Permaculture Design Certificate Course session. Learning how to read forms and structures in nature and interpret their functions to improve efficiency in design.

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  • 1. Recognition & Application

2. 1) EXPANSION & CONTRACTION2) GROWTH3) FLOW4) TURBULENT FLOW5) COLLECTION & DISPERSAL6) PACKING & CRACKING 3. PATTERN GROUP: E X PA N S I O N & CONTRACTIONSPHERES, HEMISPHERE & DOMES Eggs, Nests, Cherries, Arches, Seeds, Caves, Cells, Planets 4. E X P A N S I O N & CONTRACTIONSTRENGTH, MOVEMENT & REBIRTH 5. E X P A N S I O N & CONTRACTIONTO ENDLESS AQUADUCTS 6. E X P A N S I O N & CONTRACTIONBALANCED DISTRIBUTION 7. E X P A N S I O N & CONTRACTIONEXPANSION & CONTRACTION 8. PATTERN GROUP:GROWTHSPIRALS & HELIXESHurricanes, Mollusk Shells, Fiddleheads, Herb Spirals, Spider Webs 9. GROWTH 10. GROWTHAnother Way to Understand ItWHERETHIS RATIO EQUALS THISRATIOLength ofLength of linethe entire line (A) segment (B)Length of line=Length of the segment (B) line segment (C) 11. GROWTH1.6180339887498948482045868343656381177203091798057628621354486227052604628189044970720720418939113748475408807538689175212663386222353693179318006076672635433389086595939582905638322661319928290267880675208766892501711696207032221043216269548626296313614438149758701220340805887954454749246185695 12. GROWTH 13. GROWTH 14. GROWTH & RESILIENCY 15. PATTERN GROUP:FLOWWAVES & MEANDERSand Dunes, Hummingbird Flight, Berms & Swales, Heartbeats 16. FLOWEXPRESSING THE INVISIBLEWINDTIDESSOUNDLIGHT & HEATSEISMIC ENERGYELECTROMAGNETISM 17. FLOWCYMATICSisCAUSE while is EFFECT 18. FLOW 19. FLOWIn Stream Gabions & Large Woody DebrisSLOW, SPREAD & SINK 20. FLOWGROWTH & FLOW 21. FLOW 22. PATTERN GROUP:TURBULENT FLOWOVERBECK JET, VORTEX & LOBE Mushrooms, Von Karman Trails, Jellyfish, Eckman Spirals, Wind Turbulence 23. TURBULENT FLOWAll Life in Motion 24. TURBULENT FLOWPATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE 25. TURBULENT FLOWPractical application of Ekman Spirals in aleast path design for a garden 26. TURBULENT FLOWKEYHOLE GARDENS 27. TURBULENT FLOWSPEED, POWER & TURBULENCE 28. TURBULENT FLOW 29. TURBULENT FLOW 30. PATTERN GROUP: COLLECTION & DISPERSALBRANCHING & FRACTALSFeathers, River Deltas, Blood Vessels, Parking Lot Traffic 31. COLLECTION & DISPERSAL 32. COLLECTION & DISPERSAL 33. COLLECTION & DISPERSAL 34. COLLECTION & DISPERSAL 35. COLLECTION & DISPERSAL 36. COMPLEX BRANCHINGSystems within Systems 37. COMPLEX BRANCHING 38. PATTERN GROUP: PACKING & CRACKING Polygons Honeycombs, Radiolarians, Cracked Mud, Corn Kernels, Ice Crystals 39. PACKING & CRACKING 40. PACKING & CRACKINGCURVES COMPILED OF STRAIGHT LINES 41. DESIGNING WITHNATURES PATTERNS 42. EXPANSION 43. Natural Movement followsCURVES & ANGLES for EFFICIENCY 44. DESIGN FOR HUMANS 45. STRENGTH, STABILITY & FRUGALITY 46. CITY Intersection Repair &Repair Common Space Development 47. COMMUNITY Repair 48. BEAUTY = FUNCTION