Title page for ETD etd-05012012-115914

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Weidner, Derek Edward
URN etd-05012012-115914
Title Golden Ratio House: A Construction of Form
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Thompson, Steven Ross Committee Chair
Edge, Kay F. Committee Member
Galloway, William U. Committee Member
  • Autonomy
  • Golden
  • Ratio
  • Proportion
  • Construction
Date of Defense 2012-04-26
Availability unrestricted
The Golden Ratio House is primarily an architectural object constructed from a cube, which is the necessary point of origin for this project.

Similar to the rules of invention, its purpose lies in its own making. Its rational construction, using the proportion of the golden ratio, produces an autonomous form.

The translations and transformations of the cube are dialectic. The resulting form of the House is a product of the logic necessary for its existence.

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