"A polygon with three edges and three vertices. It is one of the most basic shapes in geometry,"
The strongest of all shapes, Triangles exist in the world as a balancing agent, possessing the ability to distribute any sort of force evenly with any amount of pressure. This intuitive characteristic marks the foundation of the Triangle, which when implemented into the design of daily objects, reveal a cunningly juxtaposed position between the incredibly rigid corners and it’s constructive qualities that make the shape one of the utmost durability.
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The Teatrino of Palazzo Grassi by Tadao Ando - Venice, Italy
Valleaceron Chapel by Sancho-Madridejos Architecture Office - Almaden, Spain
Veljlskovgaard Stable By Lumo Architects - Odder Denmark
The Vejlskovgaard Stable in Odder, Denmark sheds our preconceptions of farm design with their 8,800 sqm stable. Danish building fund Realdania and a family owned farm came together to modernise the structure of the traditional farm by designing the stable based on the landscape of the surrounding hilly environment. “It has been of major importance to fit the shape and the architecture of the stable with the landscape so the qualities of the hills and the surrounding not is lost but is enhanced and respected.” – LUMO Architects.
A Hill on a House by Yuko Nagayama & Associates - Tokyo, Japan
Approaching Shadow, 1954, by Fan Ho
Approaching Shadow is a beautifully crafted photograph composed with horizontal, vertical and diagonal lines. The use of the triangle shadow and it's lighter counterpart provides the image with a stability and an immediate focus for the eye to be drawn towards the subject on the lower left.