Dynamic Rectangle

A dynamic rectangle is a right-angled, four-sided figure (a rectangle) with dynamic symmetry, which in this case, means that aspect ratio (height divided by width) is a distinguished value in dynamic symmetry, a proportioning system and natural design methodology described in Jay Hambidge's books. These dynamic rectangles begin with a square, which is extended (using a series of arcs and cross points) to form the desired figure, which can be the golden rectangle (1 : 1.618...), the 2:3 rectangle, the double square (1:2), or a root rectangle (1:√φ, 1:√2, 1:√3, 1:√5, etc.).

Read more about Dynamic Rectangle:  Root Rectangles, Root-φ Rectangle, Jay Hambidge, The 12 Orthogons of Wersin

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... "Therefore, since nature has designed the human body so that its members are duly proportioned to the frame as a whole, it appears that the ancients had good reason for their rule, that in perfect buildings the different members must be in exact symmetrical relations to the whole general scheme ... Hence, while transmitting to us the proper arrangements for buildings of all kinds, they were particularly careful to do so in the case of temples of the gods, buildings in which merits and faults usually last forever." Leonardo's drawing of the Vitruvian Man is an illustration of the concept of parts relating to the work as a whole. ...

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