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Nexus Network Journal

Architecture, Mathematics and Astronomy

  • Editors
  • Kim Williams

Part of the Nexus Network Journal book series (NNJ, volume 11,1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-4
  2. Letter from the Editor

    1. Kim Williams
      Pages 5-6
  3. Research

  4. Didactics

    1. Joy Hakim, Sabine Russ, Kim Williams
      Pages 89-94
  5. Geometer’s Angle

    1. Rachel Fletcher
      Pages 105-128
  6. Book Review

  7. Conference Report

  8. Exhibit Report

About this book

Introduction

In celebration of the 2009 International Year of Astronomy, this issue of the Nexus Network Journal is devoted to relationships between astronomy, mathematics and architecture. Ancient cultures looked to the heavens in order to identify timeless principles for their own creations. Knowledge gained in astronomy was transformed into culture through architecture and design. Papers in this issue look at how astronomy influenced architecture and urban design.

Keywords

architecture astronomy and architecture building design geometry masonry mathematics urban design

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