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, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 227–239 | Cite as

Minimal Surfaces and Architecture: New Forms

  • Michele Emmer


Michele Emmer discusses the relations between soap films, arts, mathematics, visual arts, architecture with very recent examples.

It’s because I don’t do anything, I chatter a lot, you see, it’s already a month that I’ve got into the habit of talking a lot, sitting for days on end in a corner with my brain chasing after fancies. It is perhaps something serious? No, it’s nothing serious. They are soap bubbles, pure chimeras that attract my imagination.

Fedor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment


Soap bubbles soap films 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica “G. Castelnuovo”Università di Roma “La Sapienza”RomeITALY

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