Nexus Network Journal 12,1: Architecture and Mathematics

Nexus Network Journal 12,1: Architecture and Mathematics


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034605175
Publisher: Birkhäuser Basel
Publication date: 07/27/2011
Series: Nexus Network Journal
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 165
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Letter From The Editor.- Letter From The Editor.- Architecture, Mathematics and Perspective.- Giotto and Renaissance Perspective.- Perspective, a Visionary Process: The Main Generative Road for Crossing Dimensions.- Perspective in a box.- Juan Bautista Villalpando and the Nature and Science of Architectural Drawing.- Perspective versus Stereotomy: From Quattrocento Polyhedral Rings to Sixteenth-Century Spanish Torus Vaults.- The Sunlight Effect of the Kukulcán Pyramid or The History of a Line.- Some Adaptations of Relativity in the 1920s and the Birth of Abstract Architecture.- Book Reviews.- The Mirror, the Window, and the Telescope: How Renaissance Linear Perspective Changed Our Vision of the Universe.- The Geometry of an Art. The History of Perspective from Alberti to Monge.- Forma y Representación. Un Análisis Geométrico.

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