Letter from the Editor

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


This year, 2009, is being celebrated as the International Year of Astronomy. According to the mission statement, this “is a global effort initiated by the International Astronomical Union and UNESCO to help the citizens of the world rediscover their place in the universe through the day- and night-time sky, and thereby engage a personal sense of wonder and discovery” (you can read more on the IYA2009 website, Architecture and urban design are deeply rooted in astronomy, as the papers in this special issue demonstrate.


Mission Statement Nexus Network Journal Urban Design Personal Sense International Astronomical 
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