WPC: Geometry

I cannot photograph architecture without being aware of the enormity of mathematical calculations that underlie each structure, as here for example, at One Embankment Place. It is a conversion from Charing Cross station backside to commercial offices and venue – though it will take a more than its 20 years to shake off the gritty backstreet feel, so high contrast mono fitted it best in my view.

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there is music in the spacing of the spheres” ~ Pythagoras
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The description of right lines and circles, upon which geometry is founded, belongs to mechanics. Geometry does not teach us to draw these lines, but requires them to be drawn” ~ Sir Isaac Newton
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“The frightening thought that what you draw may become a building makes for reasoned lines” ~ Saul Steinberg

All variations on a theme of Geometry for the Weekly Photo Challenge and joining Debbie for her one word Sunday: Lines

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10 thoughts on “WPC: Geometry

  1. the enormity of mathematical calculations behind the scene, well said.
    Great captures, Laura. Thank you for sharing the quotes. 🙂

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