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UNIVERSITATEA “POLITEHNICA” TIMISOARA BIBLIOTECA CENTRALA Nr. Inv: 638.301 Cota domeniu: ART1 / ELA Pate 2 eee TD Geometry of Design Studies in Proportion and Composition Kimberly Elam pes Unive RS Nr. voiusy CAR Joy Dutao_ PAF Zk ECP Princeton Architectural Press New York ALSO AVAILABLE IN THIS SERIES. Elements of Design, by Gail Greet Hannah Published by Princeton Architectural Press 37 East 7th Street New York, New York 10003 For a free catalog of books, call 1.800.722.6657. Visit our web site at www.papress.com. ©2001 Princeton Architectural Press All rights reserved Printed and bound in Hong Kong 040302 5432 No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any ‘manner without written permission from the publisher, ‘except in the context of reviews. Every reasonable attempt has been made to identify ‘owners of copyright. Errors or omissions will be corrected in subsequent editions. Project Editor: Jennifer N. Thompson Designer: Kimberly Elam Cover Designer: Deb Wood ‘Special thanks to: Nettie Aljian, Ann Alter, Nicola Bednarek, Janet Behning, Megan Carey, Penny Chu, Russell Fernandez, Jan Haux, Clare Jacobson, Mark Lamster, Nancy Eklund Later, Linda Lee, Jane ‘Sheinman, Katharine Smalley, Scott Tennent, ‘and Deb Wood of Princeton Architectural Press —Kevin C. Lippert, publisher ua ary of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Elam, Kimberly, 1951 Geometry of design : studies in proportion ‘and com- position / Kimberly Elam. p.cm.~ (Design briefs) ISBN 1-56898-249-6 (pbk.) 1. Proportion (Art) 2. Golden section. 3. Fibonacci ‘numbers. 4, Composition (Art) §. Art, Modern~20th century. |. Title. Il. Series. 1N7431.5 .E44 2001 701'8-de21 2001000257