Imbedded Porportion?????

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Imbedded Porportion?????

Postby EnvoyBoy » Sat Aug 26, 2006 12:01 am

Can anyone define what "imbedded porportion" is, anyone have an idea of a famous structure that has imbedded porportion in it? I need anything about this, thank you. :o This is my first time on the forum, hello to all.
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Re: Imbedded Porportion?????

Postby EnvoyBoy » Sat Aug 26, 2006 1:47 am

:( Anybody????????
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Re: Imbedded Porportion?????

Postby shadow » Sun Aug 27, 2006 12:21 am

You mean embedded like embeeded journalists with the army in war
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Re: Imbedded Porportion?????

Postby EnvoyBoy » Wed Aug 30, 2006 12:44 am

I have no idea, I have a project and I need a picture of a building showing Imbedded Porportion..... I'm lost
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Re: Imbedded Porportion?????

Postby ctesiphon » Wed Aug 30, 2006 12:39 pm

I'm guessing it's 'EMbedded PROportion' rather than 'IMbedded PORportion'- though Google throws up only three references for 'embedded proportion', none architectural. From your first post it'd seem that 'embedded proportion' (or whatever it is) is a reasonably common thing, despite what Google says. Could it be a name for someting else?
Are we talking Palladio? Le Corbusier? Xenakis?
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Re: Imbedded Porportion?????

Postby Frank Taylor » Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:48 pm

Is it the golden ratio? if so look up the Parthenon, pyramids, Le Corbusier's Modulor, the kilometre to mile ratio and the euro/sterling exchange rate. All proof of a higher authority or something.
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Re: Imbedded Porportion?????

Postby Bren88 » Wed Aug 30, 2006 9:20 pm

The golden ratio is the "divine proportion".
But some of the things you quoted are not an example of it at all.

Parthenon, Is an example of even proportion.
pyramids, Are not an example as they all had different proportions.
Le Corbusier's Modulor, This one is an example, used phi (golden ratio) to relate to scale in human body.
the kilometre to mile ratio Is very very close, but both ratios are exact and they differ from two decimal places
the euro/sterling exchange rate. This is way off.

Its worth pointing out that Le Corbusier's Modulor, is an example of the golden ratio, but he didnt come up with the idea od relating it to the body. The famous Da Vinci drawing of The Vitruvian Man, Leonardo's study of the proportions of the human body was based on this priniple too. And I believe vitruvius also had a bash at it.
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Re: Imbedded Porportion?????

Postby EnvoyBoy » Wed Aug 30, 2006 10:37 pm

thanks a lot guys, i'll see what google gives me
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