Geometric Constructions

@article{Lamphier2020GeometricC,
  title={Geometric Constructions},
  author={Lesley Lamphier},
  journal={Assouad Dimension and Fractal Geometry},
  year={2020}
}
  • Lesley Lamphier
  • Published 29 October 2020
  • Assouad Dimension and Fractal Geometry
Let us begin with constructions that are at once historical, practical and motivational. Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola in the mid-16 century wrote one of the more influential treatises on Renaissance architecture. In it, he describes manual ways of constructing architectural views. I highlight two constructions from his text. Each deals with an elevation of a classical column of a specific profile. The first produces a tapered shaft, the second, also called an enthasis, a profile that diminishes… Expand

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