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The Heximal System

The architectural proof of ancient Egypt’s heximal system is demonstrated by its very first constructed pyramid (of Djoser) which consisted of six mastabas. Then came the Great Pyramid later on and coupled theology with astronomy using the septimal system.

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I was watching a documentary on Christo (and Jeanne-Claude) on the BBC the other evening exploring his new installation, the Mastaba, in London (more… 455 mais palavras

UNIT 1

3 August 2018: London

Although this is technically Day 2 of my two-month UK sojourn as I lay the foundation for a permanent move to England in January, because yesterday was a jet-lagged blur I feel like today is more a Day 1 in spirit. 667 mais palavras

Christo on the Serpentine

Christo, famous for wrapping the Pont Neuf in Paris and the Reichstag in Berlin  has a new installation this summer in London.

It’s a 66ft high array of oil barrels in the shape of a pyramid with the top cut off – called a Mastaba. 408 mais palavras

Photography

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Artist Guide - Mastaba (Mini).

Christo and Jeanne-Claude perfected the art of gift-wrapping. They wrapped many large things including monuments, trees, cliffs and famously the Reichstag, the German parliament building in Berlin. 519 mais palavras

HUMOUR

A day trip in London

Wheather is nice and sunny, what else you need to grab your back pack and catch a train to London? Two destinations: the Design Museum in Kensington and the Christo’s Mastaba in the Serpentine Lake at Hyde Park. 298 mais palavras