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2529Re: [sl] temple measurements

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  • Barry Carroll
    Oct 3, 2001
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      chris, if you are still looking
      power of limits is a good book. i second this recommendation.
      it illustrates proportional relationships rather nicely with the author's
      own visual shorthand method--
      tho it took me a little while to appreciate it at first.
      B

      At 10:57 PM 9/27/01 -0700, you wrote:
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      >> Thanks for your suggestions. I have Schneider's book and find it
      >> exquisite, although lacking in a bibliography/citations page (!).
      >> I'm glad to hear you mention Lawlor's book, because I have
      >> come across reference to it a few times and considered
      >> purchasing it. Anyone else find his book essential reading?
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      >more than reading, doing. It's like tai chi - you can't understand it just by
      >watching and saying, "Hey, Neat!" Lawlor's book is filled with exercises and
      >practices.
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      >> More than geometry, though, I am interested in finding a kind of
      >> encyclopedia that lists the length, width and height of the known
      >> sacred structures in the world-- preferably in the original
      >> measurement. I need a credible source to verify the dimensions
      >> I already have against. If someone on this list knows of one
      >> please come forward and share the wealth. : )
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      >Gyorgy Doczi's "The Power of Limits" has a number of Greek, Japanaese and
      >Indonesian Temples mapped out, but for in reference to proportion, especially
      >Phi.I find his work a little bit over-extended, but it has a lot to look at.
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      >Seth
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