Examples of the Golden Ratio in nature and architecture

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1) Golden rectangles in architecture
Notre Dame

The Notre Dame in Paris expresses the Golden ratio in the design of the structure. The building is quite asymmetrical which makes it difficult measure the ratio.

The United Nations Secretaria

the United Nations building conveys the idea of the Golden ratio and was completed in 1952. the structure was constructed by Oscar Niemeyer and Le Corbusier.

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal was completed in 1648 and was recognise as the Divine Proportion. This was because of the use of the Golden Ratio thorugh out the many features of the building. 

2) Golden spiral in nature

Spiral Galaxyies

In 1925, astronomers realized that the spiral in the milky way was in respect of the Golden Ratio. 

Hurricanes 

Pine cones 

The spiral arrangement of the seed pods on a pine cones portrays the Golden Spiral one after another. 

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