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Designing landscape sundials

Designing landscape sundials

Duration:3 часа
Includes:Напитки, 1 билет и Оборудование
Languages:Язык: Английский
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Об организаторе

Using my background in surveying I have created large scale, award-winning sculptures using astronomical alignments like those found in Stonehenge or in Native American architecture. I am a long time member of the North American Sundial Society and publish frequently on innovative methods for making sundials. I have extensively researched and published on history of ancient surveying and use…
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Чем мы займемся

You will participate in creating the layout for a garden or other landscaping feature that also functions as a sundial. You can take the skills you acquire and return home to design a flower or vegetable garden or stone terrace that will accurately track the passage of time by serving as a monumental sundial. These skills are the same skills that prehistoric engineers used to shape sacred…

О чем еще стоит помнить

The geometry needed for designing sundials is surprisingly simple and can be practiced and learned on site by participants who have apprehensions about their math skills. Those with some knowledge of geometry will enjoy seeing it applied in the field

Что я предоставлю

Вода
Iced bottled water.
Плата за вход
Participants will have free access to the exhibits and facilities of the Peggy Notebeart Nature Museum.
Принадлежности для творчества
Each each participant will be provided with a kit containing all the necessary equipment.

Что взять с собой

Sun protection: sunscreen, hat, sun glasses, etc.
large towel or small blanket to sit on the lawn for resting and discussions.
A notebook or SketchBook and pen or pencil will be useful
Cell phone loaded with the following free apps: Sun Position and Bubble Level.

Где вы побываете

We will travel to a picturesque lakeside Chicago park adjacent to the Peggy Notebeart Nature Museum to stake out a sundial using ropes and pegs in the same manner as the builders of Stonehenge. This will entail the accurate layout of right angles as well as circles and ellipses. We will, however, defer to modern technology to determine true north by using our phones in conjunction with a free app

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Правила отмены

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Правила общения

Общайтесь только через Airbnb. В целях безопасности не переводите деньги и не общайтесь за пределами сайта или приложения Airbnb.

Требования к гостю

Максимальное число гостей в возрасте от 16: 8.

Удостоверение личности гос. образца

Вам необходимо сделать селфи, соответствующее фото в вашем удостоверении личности. Это делается для того, чтобы Airbnb мог удостовериться, кто именно собирается участвовать во Впечатлении. Достаточно сделать это один раз.

Другие советы

The geometry needed for designing sundials is surprisingly simple and can be practiced and learned on site by participants who have apprehensions about their math skills. Those with some knowledge of geometry will enjoy seeing it applied in the field
Steve
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Designing landscape sundials
Новинка!
$80 за человека
Новинка!
$80 за человека