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The Meaning of Proportion

The Meaning of Proportion

Nov 26, 2018-- "Across time there has been a very deep relationship between the human measure derived from the human body and the measure of place. In many cultures divine proportion is still present. An Indian temple is not just a geometrical figure. Now to talk about that in contemporary terms, if we were to look at a squatter town in Peru or a community in Oakland--how could we understand this in contemporary terms? There is no simple answer for that, but the question needs to be examined." More in this in-depth interview (1500 reads)


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Take ActionSee if you can notice places where you feel comfortable and can relax. And when you do, look around and ask why. It might have something to do with proportion as it was once understood, that is, as a fitting relationship for someone living in a body, not just a mind.



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