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Title: Geometry in Art and Architecture


1

Geometry in Art and Architecture
By Charles R. Novak Bridget Brennan Lisa
Sonnen Kelly Stultz Lore Brison
2
Museum Design and Geometric Elements
Light illuminating through the stained glass
hexagon structure.
3
Railroad Station Construction
The Roundhouse 22 sides Is it an N-GON?

4
New Yorks Grand Central Station
5
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.

6
The Golden Ratio
  • 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 Lisas
    face. Does it fit the Golden Ratio?

7
Artwork in Geometry
Sakti the primordial female essence of dynamic
energy. Siva the primordial male essence of
static wisdom.
8
Crafts such as quilting, rug hooking, and cross
stitching make good use of many geometrical
concepts.
9

The Artwork of Crockett Johnson



Similar Triangles










Transcendental Circles

10
Eschers Artwork
M. C. Escher"ESCHER on ESCHER Exploring the
Infinite"
11
Tesselations in Escher Artwork
12
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
13
Gothic Church Styles
Designed by James Renwick St. Patricks Church of
New York City. Built between 1858 - 1879
14
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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