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Geometry in Art and Architecture By: Charles R. Novak Bridget Brennan Lisa Sonnen Kelly Stultz Lore Brison

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Museum Design and Geometric Elements Light illuminating through the stained glass hexagon structure.

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Railroad Station Construction The Roundhouse: 22 sides Is it an N-GON?

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New York’s Grand Central Station

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The Golden Ratio in Art The Golden Ratio is the relationship between the length and width of a rectangle. The number is 1.61 and is called Phi for the Greek sculptor Phidias. The number was first calculated by Leonardo Fibonacci.

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The Golden Ratio is used in all kinds of Art and Architecture because it is the most appealing shape to the eyes. Try drawing a rectangle around the Mona Lisa’s face. Does it fit the Golden Ratio? The Golden Ratio

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Artwork in Geometry Sakti; the primordial female essence of dynamic energy. Siva; the primordial male essence of static wisdom.

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Crafts such as quilting, rug hooking, and cross stitching make good use of many geometrical concepts.

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Division of a One-by-Two Rectangle by Conic Rectangles Similar Triangles Transcendental Circles The Artwork of Crockett Johnson

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Escher’s Artwork M. C. Escher:"ESCHER on ESCHER Exploring the Infinite"

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Tesselations in Escher Artwork

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Churches and Architecture Designed by Richard Munday Trinity Church of Newport, Rhode Island Built in 1725 Designed by Charles Bulfinch Meeting House at Lancaster, Massachusetts Built between 1815-1817

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Gothic Church Styles Designed by James Renwick St. Patrick’s Church of New York City. Built between 1858 - 1879

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Fort Jefferson Hexagonal shaped fort. Located on Garden Key in Dry Tortugas It was used during the Civil, Spanish- American and both World Wars.

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