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Fractals and Ethiopian Dresses – Architect inspired by Ethiopian women traditional clothing patterns to design a building in Addis Ababa

lideta-mercatoArchitecture infused with fractals: how TED speaker Ron Eglash inspired architect Xavier Vilalta

If you look closely at the Lideta Mercato — a shopping mall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, designed by TED Fellow Xavier Vilalta — you will notice a unique pattern on its skin, inspired by the beautiful, bold patterns found on Ethiopian women’s dresses. But if you look closer, you will also notice something else: that the design is based on fractal geometry.

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Architect inspired by Ethiopian women traditional cloth pattern to design a building in Addis Ababa

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