How to build a maze?
On a grid, we draw (in red here) in pencil a path from the start to the finish. We add (in gray here) dead ends so that all the squares of the grid are reached once and only once.
labyrinth Complicated network of paths, of galleries from which it is difficult to get out. ➙ maze. One labyrinth of alleys.
the labyrinth bone contains, bathed in the perilymph, the labyrinth membranous. This brings together all the structures of theinner earthat is to say: the organ of balance constituted by the three semi-circular canals, and the vestibule containing the utricle and the saccule.
The notion of labyrinth is also at the heart of the work of the Belgian artist Éric Duyckaerts who makes it the subject of several of his conferences/performances. The Italian visual artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, from the arte povera, made a maze of corrugated cardboard in 1969.
Before proceeding with the layout and planting, serious thought must be given to the integration of the future labyrinth into the landscape of your garden, in particular its surroundings and the means of accessing it. “I plan to create a plant labyrinth on a plot 35 m long and 22 m wide located in Belle-Île-en-Mer, in Brittany.
In 2016, The Witness, by Jonathan Blow, revisits the design and user experience of the maze to offer us a new approach to solving these puzzles. Labyrinths can have different functions, concrete or abstract, esoteric and/or spiritual.
The labyrinth served as an annual calendar (the course of the labyrinth is divided into 31 arcs of a circle, which would represent the 31 days per month) or even as a measure of the tides.