Mobius Strip Building Brings Loops And Bling To Taiwan
What a great reminder of the elegance and beauty of math!
“Vincent Callebaut Architectures Mobius strips hover somewhere in between 2D and 3D, creating an infinite surface in the process. While the idea of Mobius strip architecture has been tackled before, perhaps no scheme has been so ambitious as Vincent Callebautâs âSwallowâs Nest,â a proposed arts and literature center for the Taiwanese city of Taichung. Composed of a series of isosceles triangles gradually rotated around an ellipse, the building creates a dramatic division between interior and exterior while allowing the integration of public space into the center of the building by means of âthe Infinite Patio.â The twisting of the structure also allows for three large vaulted spaces for the display of art objects.”
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