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3 year old Jonathan...
3D Head Modeling Software
3D Printing!!! -- A Real Car
Aims of Education
Alexander Calder's Circus
Anatomy of a B1 Battle Droid
Anatomy of a Human
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Guitar History
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Saxophone
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Violin
Architecture -- Apartment Floor Plan
Architecture-- Filoli Gardens and House
Artificial Intelligence = AI
Arts & Culture by Google
Astronomy - Messier Chart
Astronomy - Very Large Telescope
Astronomy -- Constellations
Astronomy -- Galaxies
Astronomy -- Hands-on Universe
Astronomy -- IMax Saturn Spaceship Flyby...
Astronomy -- Night Sky Map
Astronomy -- Orrery Solar System Kit
Astronomy Picture of the Day
Automata - Toys that Move
Batman Paper Model
BioMedical Engineering -- Organ Regeneration
BioMedical Engineering -- Geometry Research about Viruses
Bongard Pattern Recognition Puzzles
CAD Images of Pythagorean Theorem
Careers in Design
Ceramic Tile Designs Worldwide
Clowns Go On Vacation -- Video in Progress
Design Education Blog (K-12)
Doodles -- with Vi Hart
Drones & Society
Drones & Society_Arts
Durer, Albrecht -- Renaissance Man
Engineering -- Introduction
Engineering -- Mechanical Engineering -- MIT Open Courseware
Engineering for the Other 90%
Engineering HS Model Bridge Contest
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 7 Xray Photographs
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Curriculum Outline
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 1 Photograph Introduction
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 2 Lesson Plan
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 3 Teachers' Guide
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 4 Cool Stuff_Book Cover
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 5 Cool Stuff_ Book Photos
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 6 Cool Stuff_Book Photos_2
Engineering, Go For It!
Evolution of Feathers
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Flickr_ Math World photos
Fractal Arts Tutorial
Fractals -- What are Fractals?
Fractals and Benoit Mandelbrot
Fractals PBL Curriculum
Geometric Delights -- a blog
Geometry Course -- Open Reference interactive excellent course
Geometry History & Quotations
GeoSphere Gears in Motion
Glass Ball Juggler
GPS = Global Positioning System
Graphic Arts and Design
Hathi Trust -- Digitized Books
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
History of Engineering
History of Mathematics
History of the Computer Timeline
How do you... List of 100 Topics
How it's Made -- Science Channel
How to... Instructional Essay Writing
Human Geometry & the Performing Arts
India Arts - Kolam
Jobs, Steve - Apple
Kinetic Geometry Sculpture
Magic Mirror Box
Mathematics and Multimedia
Moon Express, Inc.
Museum of Mathematics
National Geographic Magazine
Nets for Geometric Solids
NOVA -- PBS TV -- Science
Orchids (and other Flowers)
Origami -- Erik Demaine -- MIT Geometry
Origami -- Robert Lang
Origami -- Sara Adams
Origami Resource Center -- K-12
Paper Craft -- Valentine's Cake
Paper Models of Polyhedra
Papercraft and Model-Building
Patents -- Apple, Inc.
Patents -- Google Search
Pavilion of Polyhedreality
Privacy in the Digital World...
Puppets and How to Make Them
Quilt Design Patterns
Spirals in Nature
Sports Courts and Fields
Tiffany Stained-Glass Lamps
Tools of Science and Math
Tools of Science and Math 2
Tools of Science and Math 3
Tools of Science and Math 4
Tools of Science and Math 5
Toys from Trash
Tsunami Wave (Physics) -- Tragedy in Japan
Union of Concerned Scientists
Wikis in the Classroom
Architecture is literally Building with Geometry...
Here is a photograph contributed by my friend Jeff Chester, a professional photographer, taken in Munich, Germany , summer 2010...
Obviously we have a strong vertical composition in this photograph:
huge columns, many stairs, the enormous building facade, the huge historical lamp-post like a monument and the complementary smaller street lamp-post, etc. And even the focus of our attention, the humanly alive female walking up the central staircase... is a vertical "bright softness of life and color", in this otherwise grey dormant weighty overbearing edifice from a bygone era...
And there is a trick in this photograph, (there is always a trick in a Jeff Chester photograph! to the observant viewer:
Upon care-full examination through the majestic columned portico to the building facade background:
which is not really a building, but rather a painted mural ("Trompe L'Oeil") to aesthetically hide the ongoing 'urban renewal' construction directly behind it... :-)
This is a photograph to delve into... time and space and culture...
"The building in the foreground is the Bavarian National Theater in Munich -- home of the Bavarian State Opera
The building with the trompe l'oeil is known as the Residenz -- home of the rulers of Bavaria for 500 years
"The hanging of large murals on the sides of buildings during renovation is quite common here."
Thank you Jeff... for "Edifice Rex"... more photographs are forthcoming for your architectural eye-candy...
to be continued...
2. The Visual Dictionary of Buildings
another splendid example of a DK Book: Dorling Kindersley, London
A large format book (12" x 10") exquisitely illustrated and totally Student-Friendly.
Visual History of Monumental Buildings throughout the ages, labelled with thousands
of clearly marked architectural terms.
Each page has a one paragraph introductory text and the rest of the book is hundreds of excellent educational illustrations of building technology and craft.
Packed into a slim 64 pages of no-nonsense Architecture "Eye Candy", this is a "Well-Built" Book...for any classroom.
25 Amazing Shelters for Homeless People (worldwide
Some times from Natural Disasters like hurricanes, floods, volcanoes, etc.
and also from man-made Conflicts of Wars, thousands and even millions of people can become homeless.
So there is a special class of architects, engineers, and designers who research and develop the most basic
"simple life-saving shelters" for victims of these tragedies.
Their ingenuity and expertise can be very beneficial to society-in-crisis, and their products are valuable lessons in design and construction.
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