Renovation: New Facade for the Offices
The title of the extraordinary book by Douglas Hofstadter Gödel, Escher and Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid encloses the beauty of the ring without beginning or end that symbolizes Bach's music, Escher's drawings and Gödel's Theorem.
The same coherence and completeness weaves together geometric shapes in the challenging covering of the façade of the renovated Microtec headquarters according to the wishes of his owner, an enthusiastic humanist engineer.
"Perhaps what differentiates highly creative ideas from ordinary ones is a certain combination of the sense of beauty, simplicity and harmony" (D. Hofstadter)
Hexagons and triangles chase each other in delicate passages, from afar they appear extremely complex but actually come to life from precise geometric shapes and rules.
"Mathematicians work only with simple and elegant systems, in which everything is defined in an extremely clear way"