TITLE

From Fractal Geometry to Fractured Architecture: The Federation Square of Melbourne

AUTHOR(S)
Hammer, Joe
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2006, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the structural design of the Federation Square in Melbourne, Victoria. An architectural design competition was held for the cultural center, which London, England-based Lab Architectural Studio was chosen unanimously by an international judging panel. Comments of artists and architects regarding the design of the building's facade are presented. The author demonstrates the application of geometry in the tiling design of the cultural center using a simple jigsaw puzzle.
ACCESSION #
23451607

 

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