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Nexus IV : architecture and mathematics

Author: Kim Williams; José-Francisco Rodrigues; Universidade de Lisboa. Centro de Matemática e Aplicac̦ões Fundamentais.
Publisher: Fucecchio, Italy : Kim Williams Books, ©2002.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nexus 2002 (2002 : Obidos, Portugal).
Nexus IV.
Fucecchio, Italy : Kim Williams Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)606067191
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Williams; José-Francisco Rodrigues; Universidade de Lisboa. Centro de Matemática e Aplicac̦ões Fundamentais.
ISBN: 8888479090 9788888479095
OCLC Number: 50924018
Notes: "The papers published here were presented at the fourth international, interdisciplinary conference 'Nexus 2002: Relationships Between Architecture and Mathematics' ... from 15-18 June 2002 in Obidos, Portugal."
"Centro de Matemática e Aplicac̦ões Fundamentais, University of Lisbon."
Description: 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Jose Francisco Rodrigues, Kim Williams --
Mathematics and architecture since 1960 / Lionel March --
Architecture as verb and the ethics of making / Alberto Pérez-Gómez --
Measure, metre, irony: reuniting pure mathematics with architecture / Robert Tavernor --
Structural stability and the mathematics of motion in medieval architecture / Marie-Thérèse Zenner --
Architecture and mathematics in Roman amphitheaters / Sylvie Duvernoy --
Louis Kahn's platonic approach to number and geometry / Steven Fleming --
Coelum Britannicum: inigo Jones and symbolic geometry / Rumiko Handa --
Science behind Francesco Borromini's divine geometry / John G. Hatch --
Algorithmic architecture in twelfth-century China: the Yingzao Fashi / Andrew I-Kang Li --
Vastu geometry: beyond building codes / Vini Nathan --
Use of cubic equations in Islamic art and architecture / Alpay Özdural --
Dom Hans Van der Laan and the plastic number / Richard Padovan --
From cosmic city to esoteric cinema: Pythagorean mathematics and design in Australia / Graham Pont, Peter Proudfoot --
Old shoes, new feet, and the puzzle of the first square in ancient Egyptian architecture / Peter Schneider --
Perspective before perspective: the spaces of medieval architecture / Anthony Scibilia --
Practical and theoretical applications of geometry at Claude Perrault's Observatoire de Paris (1667-1672) --
Antonio Rodrigues, a Portuguese architect with a scientific inclination / João Pedro Xavier.
Other Titles: Nexus 4
Nexus Four
Responsibility: edited by José Frabcusci Rodrigues and Kim Williams.

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