“Intricate decorative tilework found in medieval architecture across the Islamic world appears to exhibit advanced decagonal quasicrystal geometry – a concept discovered by Western mathematicians and physicists only in the 1970s and 1980s. If so, medieval Islamic application of this geometry would predate Western mastery by at least half a millennium.”
Harvard University Gazette: “Medieval Islamic architecture presages 20th century mathematics” >>
Related On the Web:
Yale University: Fractal Architecture
Also: I forget the title right now but mathematician Mandelbrot (spelling), wrote a book covering fractal patterns in ancient architecture.
Related: I haven’t confirmed this through literature about it but I have seen architectural models of the “Tower of Babel” and it seems to show fractal patterns. The design for it was made by an architect, mathematician, cosmologist…(a polymath)…