Architect Maurella Thursday, September 21st, 2017 10:24:45 AM.
With such varied applications, it should come as little surprise that this ratio is rooted in architecture’s fundamental principles. Continue on to find out how architects take advantage of the golden ratio in their work. You may find yourself looking at your surroundings in a way that you never have before.
Architects have many demands and time constraints; therefore, it follows that an ambitious person with an innate urgency would make a great architect. It requires a mind that is like a machine; all the cogs are well-greased, grinding away day and night, working out every detail on the macro and micro levels.
The golden ratios applications stretch far and wide. It’s found in nature, incorporated into great artworks, and even used in marketing campaigns to influence our buying choices. It’s no surprise that architects also jump at the chance to subconsciously influence our opinions of their work. They use it to give buildings balance and height, create obscure shapes, and design beautiful layouts. Take a look at the buildings in your hometown. You’ll undoubtedly be able to pick out a few examples of your own. What are your thoughts on the use of the ratio in architecture? Do you think it really has an effect on our perceptions? Tell us in the comments.
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