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The Beauty of Symmetry in 12 Photos

The Beauty of Symmetry in 12 Photos
The Beauty of Symmetry in 12 Photos, Hong Kong. Image © @andreknot [IG]
Hong Kong. Image © @andreknot [IG]

Symmetry has always been a source of obsession in architecture. In Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, and later during the Renaissance, symmetry was used as a way to find true beauty, while in the early Modern movement its eradication was an essential part of breaking with history.

Without a doubt there is something beautiful in symmetry, and popular Instagram accounts like @symmetricalmonsters collect photos that best capture symmetry in the architecture of everyday life. 

View our selection of images after the break.

Cite: Valencia, Nicolás. "The Beauty of Symmetry in 12 Photos" [La belleza de la simetría en 12 fotografías] 06 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. (Trans. Watkins, Katie) Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/779900/the-beauty-of-symmetry-in-12-photos/>
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