Mathematical Commentary on Le Corbusier’s Modulor

  • Natasha RozhkovskayaEmail author


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.


Le Corbusier Modulor Golden ratio Irrational numbers Fibonacci numbers 



Fondation Le Corbusier,



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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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kansas State UniversityManhattanUSA

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