Geometry in Nature (BOK)

John Blackwood

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From the simplest observations in nature to detailed measuring of intricate forms, we find geometry everywhere in the world around us. In this magnificent book, John Blackwood explores different kinds of symmetry in the diverse realms of nature. He considers the fundamental forms of minerals, plants, animals and humans, before going on to look at spirals, vortices, buds and other complex shapes. Using projective geometry as a basis, he shows how many forms in nature are generated by the same basic geometrical process, but significant disparities lead to the wondrous variety found in our universe. Fully illustrated with over 500 photographs, drawings and diagrams, this is both a beautiful and inspirational book.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter John Blackwood
ISBN 9780863159213
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 20,8cm x 24cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 638 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Geometry