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^ Athens, Acropolis I (ca. 530 BC), Acropolis II (ca. 480 BC), & Acropolis III (after 450 BC) Man is the measure of all things, of the existence of the things that are and the nonexistence of the things that are not. [Protagoras, quoted in Plato Theaetetus 152A] The discovery of the Ancient Greek System of Architectural Spacing is a brilliant chapter of Constantinos Doxiadis ’ PhD dissertation (originally published in 1937) on the system of polar coordinates used to place buildings in space.

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