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Issue 18 (3) 2019 pp. 35-44

Kinga Kimic

Wydział Budownictwa i Inżynierii Środowiska, Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie, Warszawa

Architecture based on a honeycomb pattern

Keywords: architecture, urban planning, design, honeycomb, hexagon

The honeycomb pattern, comes from nature, is one of the inspiration used by architects in their work. The
characteristic form of the hexagon, possible to be duplicated as a module in both “pure” and modified form,
favours the implementation of more and more spectacular solutions in architecture. The aim of the article
is an overview of selected examples of the honeycomb pattern applied in architecture in relation to shaping
its basic form (single objects and their complex systems), as well as used in architectonic details at various
scales (elements of building facades). The variety of ideas is resulted from the inventiveness of planners
and architects, the development of innovative design tools, and the availability of various materials used in

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MLA Kimic, Kinga. "Architecture based on a honeycomb pattern." Acta Sci.Pol. Architectura 18.3 (2019): 35-44.
APA Kimic K. (2019). Architecture based on a honeycomb pattern. Acta Sci.Pol. Architectura, 18 (3), 35-44
ISO 690 Kimic, Kinga. Architecture based on a honeycomb pattern. Acta Sci.Pol. Architectura, 2019, 18.3: 35-44.
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