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Architectural forms as complex as snowflakes? Here’s what they look like up closeArchitectural forms as complex as snowflakes? Here’s what they look like up close

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Architect Michael Hansmeyer is not one for the T-square. As he explains in a fascinating talk from TEDGlobal, this “computational” designer took inspiration from nature — specifically from morphogenesis, aka the splitting of cells — and created algorithms that help him design highly unusual shapes. Instead of the same old boring Doric, Ionic and Corinthian […]