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Matteo Mauro currently works at the School of Architecture, University College London. Matteo does research in Algorithms. Their current project is 'Ornamentation'.
From ancient cultures to our modern era, curvature has always inflected architectural ornament with aesthetic refinement. Think of, for example, the Renaissance “C curve”, the Baroque “S scrolls”, the Greek “Wave” spiral curve, the Art Nouveau “Whiplash curve”… It is precisely these diverse choices of curvature that defined these styles of architec...