« Traffic | Main | Technopoly: Good or Evil »

Mathematics and Design

pcd03-10.gif

Blog Prompt #6


Mathematics and Design

Well the obvious choice is the Pantheon, one of the few buildings to survive from antiquity. The design is a sphere inscribed in a cube. The geometric plan of the Pantheon is an impressive inside and out. The patterned domes with an oculus in the center and as the light that move through out the day make an impressive and mystical experience. The height of the dome equal to the base lends to the symmetry of the design. The architects used geometric patterns throughout the interior and exterior are an inspiring use of mathematic.