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The projective cast : architecture and its three geometries

Author: Robin Evans
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. MIT Press paperback edView all editions and formats
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Robin Evans recasts the idea of the relationship between geometry and architecture, drawing on mathematics, engineering, art history, and aesthetics to uncover processes in the imagining and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Evans
ISBN: 0262050498 9780262050494 0262550385 9780262550383
OCLC Number: 247937364
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 1997 Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion 1997
Description: XXXVII, 413 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Part 1: Perturbed circles; persistent breakage. Part 2: Seeing through paper; Piero's heads; drawn stone. Part 3: The trouble with numbers; comic lines; forms lost and found again; rumours at the extremities; conclusion - the projective cast.
Responsibility: Robin Evans.

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"Robin Evans, in his brilliant (sadly posthumous) bookThe Projective Cast, explores some of the properties ofintersecting arcs, flying lines and similar triangles in a series ofessays which work both Read more...

 
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