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Nexus Network Journal 13,3

Architecture and Mathematics

Series: Nexus Network Journal, Vol. 13,3

Williams, Kim (Ed.)

2012, IV, 250p.

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  • About this book

  • A collection of 9 papers regarding the research theme “From Mediaeval Stonecutting to Projective Geometry”
  • Comprehensive overview by guest editor José Calvo-Lopez
  • Includes 2 other full-length research papers and one book review
  • Each research paper includes a bibliography for further reading
  • The NNJ is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal for interdisciplinary studies between the architecture and mathematics, published since 1999
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Table of contents 

José Calvo-López: From Mediaeval Stonecutting to Projective Geometry.- José Carlos Palacios Gonzalo and Rafael Martín Talaverano: Geometric Tools in Juan De Álava’s Stonecutting Workshop.- Ana López Mozo: Ovals for Any Given Proportion in Architecture: A Layout Possibly Known in the Sixteenth Century.- Giuseppe Fallacara, Fiore Resta, Nicoletta Spallucci and Luc Tamboréro: The Vault of the Hôtel de Ville in Arles.- Rocío Carvajal Alcaide: Stairs in the Architecture Notebook of Juan de Portor y Castro: An Insight into Ruled Surfaces.- Miguel Alonso Rodríguez, Elena Pliego de Andrés and Alberto Sanjurjo Álvarez: Graphical Tools for an Epistemological Shift. The Contribution of Protoaxonometrical Drawing to the Development of Stonecutting Treatises.- Marta Salvatore: Prodromes of Descriptive Geometry in the Traité de stéréotomie by Amédée François Frézier.- Snežana Lawrence: Developable Surfaces: Their History and Application.- Enrique Rabasa: La Gournerie versus Monge.- Michael J. Ostwald: A Justified Plan Graph Analysis of the Early Houses (1975-1982) of Glenn Murcutt.- Aineias Oikonomou: The Use of the Module, Metric Models and Triangular Tracing in the Traditional Architecture of Northern Greece.

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