Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Future, Volume 1: Antiquity to the 1500s

Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Future, Volume 1: Antiquity to the 1500s


Every age and every culture has relied on the incorporation of mathematics in their works of architecture to imbue the built environment with meaning and order. Mathematics is also central to the production of architecture, to its methods of measurement, fabrication and analysis. This two-volume edited collection presents a detailed portrait of the ways in which two seemingly different disciplines are interconnected. Over almost 100 chapters it illustrates and examines the relationship between architecture and mathematics...

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