Comments on: patterns http://m.ammoth.us/blog/2011/06/patterns/ the herculez gomez of architecture blogs Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:37:48 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.10 By: magnitude – mammoth // building nothing out of something http://m.ammoth.us/blog/2011/06/patterns/comment-page-1/#comment-195205 Fri, 01 Jul 2011 11:02:19 +0000 http://m.ammoth.us/blog/?p=5146#comment-195205 […] that they were intended to, they have also created unanticipated problems, face what appear to be a growing regime of unprecedented challenges, and will not last forever, particularly at today’s absymal maintenance […]

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By: rholmes http://m.ammoth.us/blog/2011/06/patterns/comment-page-1/#comment-194018 Wed, 29 Jun 2011 13:55:32 +0000 http://m.ammoth.us/blog/?p=5146#comment-194018 Yes — and if you look at the comparative, non-flood stage image of the Indus at Earth Observatory, you see that the rigid geometry produced by the levees is a fleeting phenomenon.

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By: цarьchitect http://m.ammoth.us/blog/2011/06/patterns/comment-page-1/#comment-193652 Tue, 28 Jun 2011 23:34:36 +0000 http://m.ammoth.us/blog/?p=5146#comment-193652 Speaking of patterns, the hard-line levees in the post above highlights the the curious effect of humans on the boundaries of water.

Here you have the rationalist affect caused by water filling up straight-line levees, but in the “six dams and six rivers post,” the water that fills up old valleys takes reveals a fractal like boundary at the surface. Rivers, meanwhile, maintain their curvilinear forms, stuck as they always are, to the old ways.

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