This course aims to sensitize the students to study nature and draw inspiration for an understanding and creation of man made form.
The assignments explored in this course study the elements of design as seen in nature and forms the basis and the source of inspiration in the generation of man-made forms. It explores approaches to the study of form and structure that have so optimally evolved in nature to meet specific functional requirements. For example a study of different shapes and their function of beak and claws amongst different birds are. Color as an element in nature can be examined for its attributes of balance and harmony; Concept of Figure and Ground can be examined for the concept of Camouflage. Form studies of structure in nature helps understanding of aspects of form transition, form integration and form transformation for the students of Art, Design, and Architecture.