The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. The Twitter feed @bldgblog recently shared some of these images of...Show More Summary
I am currently in Doha, Qatar to work on employee engagement. I strive to be influenced by the sights, feel, geography and architecture of wherever I am working. Flying to Qatar from Montreal I watched a brilliant video about I. M Pei and his architectural design and work on the magnificent Museum of Islamic Art by […]
A couple of weeks ago, the interplay of the inexorable dance of gravity and the perspective brought by geometry combined to bring three celestial objects together: Venus, Mars, and the Moon. They all appeared very close together, inShow More Summary
Since posting this showcase of inspiring artwork combining geometry & photography back in 2014 I’ve wanted to give this trendy style of art a try myself. I finally sat down with Illustrator & Photoshop and devised a method of transforming a photograph into an abstract collage of geometric shapes. Show More Summary
A family living in a small Victorian terrace in Melbourne sought a creative solution to the challenge of housing an extended family. Coy Yiontis Architects answered their brief with a bold geometric extension to the rear of the property that celebrates timber
When reaching out to Moriq Architecture, the owners of this site in Bahrain requested a modern home, with a powerful indoor-outdoor connection. Amwaj Villa is an imposing family residence with a complex geometry and a structure thatShow More Summary
Turtle Geometry, Hal Abelson, 1969. Images via How much would you pay for a handwritten line of code? In 2013, Tumblr helped Philip’s Auction House launch the first ever digital art auction by a major auction house. Just last year, the UK held its inaugural digital art auction. Show More Summary
A circle is a simple shape in Euclidean geometry. It is the set of all points in a plane that are at a given distance from a given point, the centre; equivalently it is a digital currency company that makes it easy to exchange, store, send and receive bitcoin. Circle is Europe’s largest healthcare partnership, operating a network of […]
Chinese artist Ren Ri transformed honeycomb from beehives into maps in his 2008 sculpture series Yuansu I: The Origin of Geometry. The sculptures stem from Ri’s interest in beekeeping, which he began practicing in 2006. He has since created two more installments to the Yuansu series. His Yuansu sculptures are currently being exhibited at Pearl […]
This is unexpected. Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions is rolling out a free update across all platforms (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC) on March 31, 2015 that's large enough to warrant a name change. Going forward, the game will be known...Show More Summary
A major title update for Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions will soon be available that offers nearly double the amount of content for free, Sierra announced today. The upcoming update, called Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved, will add 40 new stages in Adventure Mode, which includes new boss battles, 3D grid shapes, and gameplay types. Show More Summary
The update includes 40 additional Adventure mode stages, along with boss battles, grid shapes, gameplay types, and more.
A master metalworker once told Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian that "everything is in geometry." The Iranian artist, now 90 years old, took those words to heart, using geometric forms to connect the mathematical patterns of Iranian tradition...Show More Summary
The newly-revived Sierra has announced Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved, an update for Lucid Games' fast-paced neon twin-stick shooter. The update adds 40 new stages to Adventure Mode, new boss battles, 3D grid shapes and gameplay types. Show More Summary
The Land of Venn - Geometric Defense is a wonderful, kinetic app that teaches early geometry to children with an interesting use of color and style. The post The Land of Venn – Geometric Defense Review appeared first on 148Apps.
Take a ride on a Track Geometry Car, part of the specialized fleet that inspects the rails of the NYC subway.
New modeling and analyses of fault geometry in the Earth's crust by geoscientist are advancing knowledge about fault development in regions where one geologic plate slides past or over another, such as along California's San Andreas Fault and the Denali Fault in central Alaska.
There is no better way to celebrate Pi day than with a freshly baked pie. Whether the mathematical calculation has a had an effect on your life or not (memories of geometry class still haunt me), it is still a valid reason to bake a pie.
Watch a rolling ball illustrate an exceptional incidence geometry!
I love architecture photography and the geometry behind human constructions. Unlike nature, we tend to rely heavily on hard angles and straight lines. The contrast with the environment sometimes is quite aggressive but it does create some beautiful subjects for photography. Show More Summary