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Name  Richard Padovan

Role  Architect
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Education  Architectural Association School of Architecture
Books  Proportion: Science, Philosophy, Architecture, Dom Hans van der Laan, Towards universality

Richard Padovan (born 1935) is an architect, author, translator and lecturer. In the 1950s he studied at the Architectural Association School of Architecture; he has practised architecture in several European countries, and taught at the University of Bath. The Padovan sequence, a sequence of numbers with properties similar to the Fibonacci numbers, is named after him despite the fact that in Padovan's 1994 essay Dom. Hans van der Laan : Modern Primitive he attributed the sequence to Hans van der Laan. Padovan is also the author of the books Proportion: science, philosophy, architecture (1999) and Towards universality: Le Corbusier, Mies, and De Stijl (2002).

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