Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

February 9, 2010

Geometry in Te Atatu

Filed under: Art,Mathematics,Te Atatu — paul @ 8:31 am
Möbius Gate

Möbius Gate

This Möbius Gate (2002) by John Lyall plays with the Möbius strip known to all of us from childhood days. It is found at Te Atatu Peninsula’s Jack Pringle Park (map).

Since the Möbius strip has only one side, but all known construction materials are two-sided, something has to give…

Read more about the Möbius strip.

2 Comments

  1. It looks very good artistically. Unfortunately because of it’s size it doesn’t deceive the eye.

    Comment by Bill — February 9, 2010 @ 9:24 am

  2. It’s an interesting concept. Even though it doesn’t quite “work”, it is still a little disorienting – what happens when you walk through it?
    🙂

    Comment by Christine — February 9, 2010 @ 9:53 am

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