Proportions of Architecture and Music

At least since the Renaissance, architects and musicians have proportioned their works to approximate the golden ratio, believing this proportion to be aesthetically the best. The golden ratio has fascinated western intellectuals and artists from Euclid and Pythagoras to Bela Bartok and Le Corbusier for more than 2.000 years. For the design-process of architects in … Continue reading

Listening to Architecture – Part 2

At Taiwan Symphony Orchestra’s invitation, the lecture „Listening to Architecture“ will be contiuned at this year’s symposion „Music in Wonderland“ in interdisciplinary collaboration with the Austro-Taiwanese composer Shih. The focus will be on contemporary architecture and music and the use of architecural-space for composing. Additionally the composer will give a masterclass on the subject. from 16th … Continue reading