| Richard Padovan|| Architect|
| Architectural Association School of Architecture|
Proportion: Science, Philosophy, Architecture, Dom Hans van der Laan, Towards universality
Richard Padovan Wikipedia
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).