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Form follows Flow: A new evolutionary design paradigm flowing from the fusion of thermodynamics and analogical, optimal geometry.
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Welcome to Asynsis-Constructal

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#Asynsis Forms from #Constructal Flows: How Nature Plays with Beauty to Evolve Sustainably.

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Golden Ratio in Time reveals how Nature Evolves Increasing Complexity for the Least Energy.
How Asynsis Information Geometry via Universality links Quantum, Relativistic and Thermodynamics of Dynamical Systems from Fundamental Particles to Evolution, Consciousness and Political Economy via E8, Constructal law and Orch OR-Phi-IIT Theories.
A New Extremely (Lean) Mean, Design Theory of Everything in Nature & Culture with Universal applications. 

For more on our applications to Design itself, including our ASYNSIS Architecture + Design practice and R&D blog (plus very latest science-geometry news on AsynsoΦia), please visit:


http://about.me/asynsis

 

Nigel Anthony Reading RIBA LEED GA

BA Diploma (MA) Architecture, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Green Associate (US Green Building Council Accredited Professional), Royal Institute of British Architects Chartered Member, University College London - Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment Alumnus, Architects Registration Board UK - European Union Licensed Architect.
Masters Supervisor & Visiting Tutor-Juror,
Shanghai University Fine Art, Architecture and Design Faculty - L'ecole de Design Nantes Atlantique, China & France.

 

Design Director and Founder,
ASYNSIS Architecture + Design
Architect + Designer, Complexity geometer, Sustainability advocate, 

TED speaker, Asynsis principle:
More for Less, Form follows Flow

Please stay in touch: 

 

Web site: http://Asynsis.com

Follow my work on Facebook: 
https://www.facebook.com/asynsis?pnref=lhc
Twitter: https://twitter.com/asynsis

Blog: http://asynsis.wordpress.com
About me: http://about.me/asynsis

Quora: http://www.quora.com/Complexity/Asynsis-Principle-What-is-the-Asynsis-principle-a-design-law-of-nature-or-culture-What-is-the-etymology-of-the-word/answer/Nigel-Anthony-Reading

Write to me: asynsis.nar@me.com

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The Hum: do Solar System orbital dynamics display Asynsis-Constructal geometries and behaviours?

The Hum: do Solar System orbital dynamics display Asynsis-Constructal geometries and behaviours? | Asynsis Principle-Constructal Law | Scoop.it

Is the Hum a Music of the Spheres for our age? If confirmed, this appears to be more Asynsis-Constructal QED - more evidence (this time from celestial mechanics), that Asynsis optimal, analogical geometries best describe Constructal behaviours in nature at all scales and time frames. http://www.pattern-recogn-phys.net/1/185/2013/prp-1-185-2013.pdf "The logical conclusion is that feedback is present via perturbations…

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#SpaceTime's #AsynsisConstructal #Universality - both the Dancers & the Dance.
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Asynsis: How Φ Flows in Time To Synergise Simplexity Most Easily

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“Hidden harmonies are more than obvious.”
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When Is Something Considered 'Alive'? The Constructal Law Has a Surprising Answer.

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What is the definition of Life? Adrian Bejan's Constructal Law offers a new perspective that unifies the fields of Physics, Biology, Society and Technology.

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Life as exemplary Design in Nature - as information processing, from quantum entanglement to classical universality - inexorably yielding increasing complexity and evolutionary fitness, because entropy-export follows the 2nd law of thermodynamics and speeds the cosmos to thermal equilibrium more easily and speedily.
From E8, to Constructal, and Phi-Integrated Information Theory-Orchestrated Objective Reduction, as above, so below.
The analogical, optimal geometries of which are the Asynsis signatures of Constructal behaviours.

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"Motion is the cause of every life." Leonardo da Vinci

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Asynsis: An Extremely Mean Theory of Everything

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Golden Ratio in Time reveals how Nature Evolves Increasing Complexity for the Least Energy.
How Asynsis Information Geo…

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Golden Ratio in Time reveals how Nature Evolves Increasing Complexity for the Least Energy. 

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ASYNSIS presents @ UKTI GREAT Creativity Festival + RIBA Talk! Pecha Kucha, PMQ-Hong Kong

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ASYNSIS presents Dao of Design @ UKTI GREAT Creativity Festival + RIBA Talk! Pecha Kucha, PMQ-Hong Kong

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About Speaker - Nigel Reading-ASYNSIS

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TEDx Wanchai - Saturday 23 August. I'm sharing how elegance in nature transforms into beauty & sustainability in culture, how beauty flows in time.

http://www.tedxwanchai.com/speaker-detail.php?id=36#.U-S_5viELfQ.twitter …

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Constructal Law of Design in Nature

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Constructal Law of Design in Nature
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How energy flows can spontaneously create Design in Nature & Culture according to Constructal law. Asynsis principle beautiful, bespoke design applications in Architecture: http://asynsis.styleonedigital.com
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Top spin|HongKong Focus|chinadaily.com.cn

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As attractions go, the two Ferris wheels under proposal look pretty tame when compared to HK$1.5 billion wheel project designed by concept architect Nigel Reading.
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Hong Kong Spin for West Kowloon Cultural District.
A new city-branding icon for Hong Kong fusing the London Eye with the Eiffel tower: symbolising both  "Zhong-中-Phi-φ - one country - two systems" and the Asynsis principle-Constructal law of design in nature & culture.

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Constructal Law: A Theory of Everything

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Over the last 16 years, the mechanical engineer Adrian Bejan, now a professor at Duke University, has been working on a theory for how the world works. It’s a theory of everything: how living creatures are shaped, how lava flows down mountains.
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Form follows Flow. Why the Geometry of Nature is Fractal.

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There's a New Law in Physics and It Changes Everything

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I first came across the work of Adrian Bejan through my old friend, J. Peder Zane who emailed a bunch of classmates about a new book he had co-written with Bejan called Design in Nature, How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology and Social Organization. I called Peder up to talk about it and found myself immediately sucked in.

 

How could there be a new law in physics that nobody outside of academia seems to know about? There must be something wrong with it, or else I would already know about it, right? But science is on a slower news cycle than technology and, as author William Gibson once joked, “The future is already here—it’s just not evenly distributed.” And so it is with the Constructal Law, already here but not evenly distributed.

 

Because Bejan has identified a basic Law of Physics that describes and predicts how design patterns emerge over time, he contends that one can construct a “constructal theory” about any system, animate, inanimate or technological (see more about this at Constructal Theory Web Portal). This last one of course got my attention and I have been peppering my posts with little constructal tidbits ever since. Anybody who has participated in the phenomenon of viral social media understands, intuitively, what Bejan is describing mathematically. There are characteristic ways that flows change their configuration over time to flow more (and more!).


Via Ashish Umre, Marcelo Errera
NigelReading|ASYNSIS's insight:

Constructal Law Thermodynamics + Asynsis Principle Temporal-Spatial Geometries. ASYNSIS: Form follows Flow - Da Vinci's Dynamical Divine Proportion - Cosmomimetic Complexity in Time.
Optimal, Sustainable, Beautiful "Divine Proportion" Geometries in Time as Nature's Innate Design Code. Intelligent Design - but not as we know it. Geometry (the Relationship of Relationships), itself as a Secular Universal Architect?

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Form follows Flow: Is there a New Geometric Law of Thermodynamics?

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ACL_Nanjing_151013.PDF Asynsis presents @ Constructal Law Conference 2013 Nanjing University of Science & Technology Nanjing, China Design as (a bridge between Art and) Science Design in Nature...
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ASYNSIS: Form follows Flow - Da Vinci's Divine Proportion - Cosmomimetic Complexity in Time - Constructal Law Thermodynamics+Asynsis Principle Geometries

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The Physics of Life, by Adrian Bejan

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The Physics of Life, The Evolution of Everything, is Prof. Adrian Bejan last book, and will be released May, the 24th. Kirkus 'Starred' Review: "​Renowned energy scientist Bejan (Mechanical Engineering/Duke Univ.; co-author: Design in Nature, 2013, etc.) reorients the query "what is life" within the perspective of physics. Founder of the "constructal law," which holds…
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The #Constructal physics behind the #Asynsis geometry Form Follows Flow paradigm: "The Physics of Life", Schrodinger's "What is Life?" revisited.
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Celestial bodies born like cracking paint

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Researchers have explained why objects in the universe come in a wide variety of sizes, from the largest stars to the smallest asteroids -- and it has a lot to do with how paint cracks when it dries. When a volume is under internal tension -- as the early universe was due to gravity -- the most efficient way to relieve that tension is by 'cracking' hierarchically -- few large and many small.

Via Marcelo Errera
NigelReading|ASYNSIS's insight:
The principle of least action/energy, analogical (self-similar), optimal feedback loops, & irreversibility (the arrow of time), all lead to these dynamical symmetries of information flows & geometric forms.
Another way of referring to gravitational "tension" is gravitational "potential energy" or even gravitational "entropy-production".
We now know that QM entanglement entropy is equivalent to spacetime curvature (linked by computational complexity universality - ER=EPR theory), so Adrian Bejan is absolutely correct.
Entropy production (and complexity) is maximised when we have a hierarchy of masses in the universe.
This increased complexity speeds the universe more easily & rapidly towards thermal equilibrium.
Just as a comet is more interesting than an asteroid, our universe chooses a more complex path, most simply.
The "Synplexity" forms that these #Constructal flows yield are described by the #Asynsis principle. #FormFollowsFlow
https://medium.com/@ASYNSIS/cosmogaia-2ffa281c73d
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Few large, many small in space.  A different outlook provided by the Constructal Law.
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Can Hong Kong lead the way in Asia to a sustainable future? | Hong Kong Free Press

Can Hong Kong lead the way in Asia to a sustainable future? | Hong Kong Free Press | Asynsis Principle-Constructal Law | Scoop.it
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#Asynsis #HongKong #EcoLivable City Initiative launches on HKFP.
Rendering failing existing urban design systems obsolete by designing and building better, more ecomimetic and sustainable models in renewable energy, transport, urban built environments and architecture.
Recent revised TED.com presentation and Medium post:
http://www.slideshare.net/asynsis/asynsis-dao-of-design-230715
https://medium.com/@ASYNSIS/hidden-harmonies-are-more-than-obvious-1eb24148fa93
#FormFollowsFlow #MoreForLess #AsynsisConstructal

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Welcome to Asynsis-Constructal

Welcome to Asynsis-Constructal | Asynsis Principle-Constructal Law | Scoop.it
NigelReading|ASYNSIS's insight:

Golden Ratio in Time reveals how Nature Evolves Increasing Complexity for the Least Energy.
How Asynsis Information Geometry via Universality links Quantum, Relativistic and Thermodynamics of Dynamical Systems from Fundamental Particles to Evolution, Consciousness and Political Economy via E8, Constructal law and Orch OR-Phi-IIT Theories.
A New Extremely (Lean) Mean, Design Theory of Everything in Nature & Culture with Universal applications. 

For more on our applications to Design itself, including our ASYNSIS Architecture + Design practice and R&D blog (plus very latest science-geometry news on AsynsoΦia), please visit:


http://about.me/asynsis

 

Nigel Anthony Reading RIBA LEED GA

BA Diploma (MA) Architecture, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Green Associate (US Green Building Council Accredited Professional), Royal Institute of British Architects Chartered Member, University College London - Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment Alumnus, Architects Registration Board UK - European Union Licensed Architect.
Masters Supervisor & Visiting Tutor-Juror,
Shanghai University Fine Art, Architecture and Design Faculty - L'ecole de Design Nantes Atlantique, China & France.

 

Design Director and Founder,
ASYNSIS Architecture + Design
Architect + Designer, Complexity geometer, Sustainability advocate, 

TED speaker, Asynsis principle:
More for Less, Form follows Flow

Please stay in touch: 

 

Web site: http://Asynsis.com

Follow my work on Facebook: 
https://www.facebook.com/asynsis?pnref=lhc
Twitter: https://twitter.com/asynsis

Blog: http://asynsis.wordpress.com
About me: http://about.me/asynsis

Quora: http://www.quora.com/Complexity/Asynsis-Principle-What-is-the-Asynsis-principle-a-design-law-of-nature-or-culture-What-is-the-etymology-of-the-word/answer/Nigel-Anthony-Reading

Write to me: asynsis.nar@me.com

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#Asynsis Forms from #Constructal Flows: How Nature Plays with Beauty to Evolve Sustainably.

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φ-Phi vrs Orch-OR Consciousness: As Above, So Below.

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Dialogue over 2014 following the Towards a Science of Consciousness Conference, Tuscon, Arizona, 2014 between Stuart Hameroff & Nigel Reading…

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#Asynsis geometries fundamental to the two leading theories of #Consciousness - but why?

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Asynsis@TEDx Wanchai Aug 23 2014

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Asynsis@TEDx Wanchai Aug 23 2014.Nigel ReadingTEDxWC_FIN210814.PDFGreetings!TEDx WanChai Sat 23 Aug 2014Form follows FlowDao of Design in Nature & CultureI'm sharing how elegance in nature tran...
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Dao of Design in Nature & Culture: Form follows Flow

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Constructal Law and Second Law Conference

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               CONSTRUCTAL LAW  &  SECOND LAW CONFERENCE

 

                               18-19 May 2015   Parma, Italy

 

                                      http://www.clc2015.eu

 

                              Early registration: 15 November 2014 

 

The Constructal Law governs the phenomena of design and evolution in nature. The conference explores the unifying power of the Constructal Law and its applications in all the domains of design generation and evolution, from biology and geophysics to social organization, energy sustainability and security. 
The conference also covers the Second Law, and how the Constructal Law fits in thermodynamics. The Constructal Law and the Second Law are self-standing as first principles. Together, they empower science much more than the Second Law alone.


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The 9th Annual Constructal Law conference will be held in May 2015 in glorious Parma, Italy. http://www.clc2015.eu/venue/conference-venue.html

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Nigel Reading's groundbreaking buildings may be coming to Hong Kong - South China Morning Post, Sunday January 19 2014

Nigel Reading's groundbreaking buildings may be coming to Hong Kong - South China Morning Post, Sunday                                       January 19 2014 | Asynsis Principle-Constructal Law | Scoop.it

Asynsis published in South China Morning Post, Sunday 19 Jan 2014

Architect's interest in ancient Greek geometry led to a new way of thinking about design - now his work may be coming to Hong Kong
NigelReading|ASYNSIS's insight:

There's more below on the Asynsis-principle Constructal law and how working with us, stakeholders can add world-class quality with strong Asian values to their new architecture & design projects here in Asia.
It's a compelling, universally applicable new methodology for optimising beauty in design, efficiencies in construction and operations whilst also enhancing project and brand value, in the built environment & beyond.
The Hong Kong Spin is proposed as ideally, a PPP with the government of the HK SAR and a commercial consortium, for which we seek interest.
It would also serve as a demonstration project for the new optimal, sustainable design methods of the Asynsis-Constructal paradigm. When shown to the Tourism commission and former Commerce and Economic Development secretary before, the reaction was very positive indeed.
The ideal site is WKCD, with the HKS having a value-adding catalysing "one country, two systems" (Greek letter Phi, Chinese character Zhong) symbolism.

Like the London Eye at the Culture and Arts-focused Southbank and the Eiffel Tower, it would be a bespoke-tailored city branding icon for our beautiful fusion city, giving us competitive advantage over our regional rivals like Singapore.
The original complete project delivery team for concept (first published and exhibited in 1997 via an HKIA Handover competition), delivery and engineering would again be engaged in this enterprise.

Nigel Reading RIBA LEED GA

Form follows Flow

http://about.me/asynsis

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Marcelo Errera's curator insight, June 26, 2014 3:43 PM

Flow of ideas, stresses and information (beauty).

 

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Asynsis Constructal Press Release-251113

Asynsis Principle presented @ Constructal Law conference Nanjing University of Science & Technology, 15 October 2013
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The Press Release purpose is dual - it's both:

1. an announcement of the Asynsis presentation at the October 2013 Nanjing Constructal Law science conference with Asynsis as the sole representative of the design industries. It's a historical first as far as we know in the sense that an architect has just presented at a science conference as a direct contributor to that particular science, which is a thermodynamics and geometry-led design Theory of Everything in Complexity.

and

2. a promotional-capabilities document explaining the significance of that link between the arts and sciences in terms of design, development and operations in the built environment to help promote optimal, sustainable and (very) beautiful international-standard and Chinese-compatible design, particularly in China and wider Asia.

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Constructal Theory: Sustainability

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Sustainability has become a key concept to solving global resource and environmental issues. Several concepts have emerged in the past few decades that appear to provide a path towards a sustainable future.
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Sustainability and Constructal Law-Asynsis principle.
A new design paradigm for designing a viable Civilisation within the Global Biosphere.

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Through the Wormhole - Did God Create Evolution? - Constructal theory

Clip from "Through the Wormhole - Did God Create Evolution?" - Constructal theory


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Constructal Law Thermodynamics + Asynsis Principle Temporal-Spatial Geometries. ASYNSIS: Form follows Flow - Da Vinci's Dynamical Divine Proportion - Cosmomimetic Complexity in Time.
Optimal, Sustainable, Beautiful "Divine Proportion" Geometries in Time as Nature's Innate Design Code. Intelligent Design - but not as we know it. Geometry (the Relationship of Relationships), itself as a Secular Universal Architect?

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Marcelo Errera's curator insight, August 13, 2013 4:44 PM
Tree Flow patterns occur even when one doesn't see them. Check what happens on a basketball court.
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Asynsis Principle-Constructal law Team @ ARUP Foresight & Innovation

Asynsis Principle-Constructal law Team @ ARUP Foresight & Innovation | Asynsis Principle-Constructal Law | Scoop.it
In our work (as just presented to ARUP Foresight & Innovation in London yesterday, Friday May 3 2013), the Asynsis-Constructal Law team describe the thermodynamic behaviours in nature that reve... (RT @ASYNSIS: Asynsis?

Via Jelel Ezzine, Marcelo Errera
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Breakthrough universal cosmomimetic design law in nature & culture: sustainable, optimisation new-paradigm in built environment design shared by Asynsis-Constructal team with ARUP Foresight & Innovation, London 2013

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