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Golden Ratio tests

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  • 26-03-2010 1:26pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 352 ✭✭


    Hi all

    I'm not sure where I shuold be posting this but I'm just wondering if anyone knows any ,easurements that can be carried out to test the golden ratio. I know of belly button to floor/total height but after that not so sure of good ones...

    Thanks!


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  • Registered Users Posts: 181 ✭✭(insert name)


    there are a good few mentioned in the beginning of ANGELS AND DEMONS (I think) by DAn Brown. One of his books anyways


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 342 ✭✭JaneHudson


    I heard once that architects use it all the time to decide how far off the ground windows will be placed and that sort of thing.

    Also check this article out http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8421076.stm
    "On length, the distance between a woman's eyes and mouth should be just over a third or 36%, of the overall length of her face, from hairline to chin.
    For width, they calculated that the space between a woman's pupils should be just under half, or 46%, of the width of her face from ear to ear."


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