1. Intro 2. Questions: a. Limited time. If we have time I’ll answer them after the discussion. 3. Why Patterns? a. Better designs b. Understand phenomena c. Patterns, pattern language i. repeating themes throughout design, by humans, or in nature
Patterns Edge Systems
Patterns, Pattern Application, & Edge Courtesy of Bear Kaufmann
Spirals in 3D: Helixes Chayote Squash - Sechium edule
The Spiral Note that each new square has a side which is as long as the sum of the latest two square's sides .
A M B <ul><li>The line AB is divided at point M so that the ratio of the two parts, the smaller MB to the larger AM is the same as the ratio of the larger part AM to the whole AB. </li></ul>One Way to Understand It
Fractals: systems inside systems patterns within patterns
Measuring Coastline: Mandelbrot, Fractals, and Edge earth.google.com “ Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.” - Benoît B. Mandelbrot