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Architectural Rhythms Photo Essay on Flickr
I put a new photo essay on Flickr entitled Architectural Rhythms
Repetition has been a part of architecture throughout the ages. The
advent of skyscrapers increased the possibilities for repetition,
because of the larger scale of the buildings. The modern style, for
better or worse (I would say some of each), accentuates the
repetition because of its use of simple forms and symmetry.
The use of reflective material such as glass and stainless steel
further accentuates the sense of repetition. I find this
fascinating-the way behemoth buildings seem to interact with each
other through reflection presents me with some of my favorite photo
Almost all the images in this photo essay are of architecture that
uses repetition, and all have some kind of rhythmic element to them.
I love natural forms.but I also love man-made forms. I do not
consider one to be essentially more beautiful than the other, for at
the bottom of things man is a part of nature, and so everything
man-made can be thought of as being natural!
I hope this photo essay makes you more sensitive to the beauty to be
found in the urban environment.
" Practice makes perfect, imperfect is better." -- Paul Bley
Emile Tobenfeld, Ph. D.
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