Friday, February 17, 2012

By the numbers

This

is why I want to go back to geometry.

1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89,144...



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4 comments:

Nate said...

We just had a great lecture about the geometric basis for architectural structures by renowned Roman architect Ettore Mazzola. Euclid is amazing.

Elinor said...

This artist is in my extended family, and many years ago he gave me a copy of this book. I think you'd like it.

http://www.amazon.com/Power-Limits-Proportional-Harmonies-Architecture/dp/0877731934

http://aponovich.com/

Mike said...

Just in case you didn't know...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fibonacci_number

Mark Scott Abeln said...

Here is a good overview of Classical and Medieval number harmony: http://thewayofbeauty.org/2011/03/harmonious-proportion-and-ratio/