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OMA: Seattle library:selfsimilarity

Similarity: a point, feature, or detail in which two items are alike

Self-similarity: the property of having a substructure analagous or identical to an overall structure [WHOLE: windowframes neighbouring skyscrapers are viewed diamondlike in perspective /IN BETWEEN: diamond curtain wall of library / PART: diamond grid]

[definition of similarity and self-similarity by thefreedictionary.com]

[Interpretation of photos of Seattle library by architect OMA, 2004]

OMA: villa Bordeaux / Mies: Riehl / Sanaa: Zollverein

[KAIROS RIGHTUP] = [KAIROS LEFTDOWN]

[KAIROS LEFTUP] >< [KAIROS RIGHTUP]?

[KAIROS LEFTDOWN] >< [KAIROS RIGHTDOWN]?

[KAIROS LEFTUP] >< [KAIROS RIGHTDOWN]?

[Interpretation of analyses by http://www.archdaily.com (link sanaa-OMA) and study by Mija Rose Yoon Hee Keane and Grant James Bates (link OMA-Mies)]