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Geometry in Art and Architecture By: Charles R. Novak Bridget Brennan Lisa Sonnen Kelly Stultz Lore Brison
Museum Design and Geometric Elements Light illuminating through the stained glass hexagon structure.
Railroad Station Construction The Roundhouse: 22 sides Is it an N-GON?
New York’s Grand Central Station
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.
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
Artwork in Geometry Sakti; the primordial female essence of dynamic energy. Siva; the primordial male essence of static wisdom.
Crafts such as quilting, rug hooking, and cross stitching make good use of many geometrical concepts.
Division of a One-by-Two Rectangle by Conic Rectangles Similar Triangles Transcendental Circles The Artwork of Crockett Johnson
Escher’s Artwork M. C. Escher:"ESCHER on ESCHER Exploring the Infinite"
Tesselations in Escher Artwork
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
Gothic Church Styles Designed by James Renwick St. Patrick’s Church of New York City. Built between
Fort Jefferson Hexagonal shaped fort. Located on Garden Key in Dry Tortugas It was used during the Civil, Spanish- American and both World Wars.