A Hindu temple is a symmetry-driven structure, with many variations, on a square grid of padas, depicting perfect geometric shapes such as circles and squares. Susan Lewandowski states that the underlying principle in a Hindu temple is built around the belief that all things are one, everything is connected. A temple, states Lewandowski, "replicates, again and again, … Continue reading Sacred Architecture of India
Mathematics and architecture are related, since, as with other arts, architects use mathematics for several reasons.
Leonardo da Vinci's illustrations of polyhedra in De divina proportione(On the Divine Proportion) and his views that some bodily proportions exhibit the golden ratio have led some scholars to speculate that he incorporated the golden ratio in his paintings. But the suggestion that his Mona Lisa, for example, employs golden ratio proportions, is not supported by anything in Leonardo's own … Continue reading The Golden Mean in da Vinci’s Art
Parthenon Athens, Greece via 25 Most Impressive Examples of Religious Architecture - Online Schools Center
Paro Taktsang Paro Valley, Paro District, Bhutan via 25 Most Impressive Examples of Religious Architecture - Online Schools Center