The Harmony of a Square

Boston Squared. The many squares of
Boston, with Copley Square being the most “square like” of them all. Source: Andy Woodruff, Cartogrammar.com

 

To fit together, to join or be in agreement or concord with one another is one definition of harmony. Steen Eiler Rasmussen in Experiencing Architecture refers to architecture as “frozen music,” because it often employs the simple dimensions, scale and proportion that are found in music harmonies. When most of us hear the word harmony, we think ofmusic. While we hear the harmonies in music, Rasmussen articulates that we can only experience them in architecture.

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