The Aesthetic Appeal of Fractal Architecture

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Fractal architecture refers to a type of architecture that employs fractal designs, that is, the sort of self-similar patterns that can be found throughout the natural world. Fractals are self-similar in the sense that part of the pattern resembles the whole pattern or is a copy of the whole. Fractal architecture, given its utilisation of patterns characteristic of the natural world, falls under the banner of biophilic architecture, a type of architectural movement that seeks to connect people more closely to nature.

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Originally published at https://www.samwoolfe.com on April 20, 2020.

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