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Mathematical Commentary on Le Corbusier’s Modulor

  • Natasha RozhkovskayaEmail author
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Abstract

This contribution presents mathematical comments on Le Corbusier’s scale of proportions the Modulor. The analysis covers the structure of the scale, approximation routines, errors of the geometric deduction, and the evaluation of the postulates of harmonious design.

Keywords

Le Corbusier Modulor Golden ratio Irrational numbers Fibonacci numbers 

Abbreviation

FLC

Fondation Le Corbusier, http://www.fondationlecorbusier.fr.

Notes

Acknowledgements

The author would like to thank the reviewers for their comments. She is grateful to the editors of the journal and S.  Zharkov for the improvement of the exposition.

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© Kim Williams Books, Turin 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kansas State UniversityManhattanUSA

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