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- Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 99.00
The extraordinary range of cultural interests of renowned physicist David Speiser?including the sciences, art, architecture, music, and history of science?has inspired generations of later scientists to look beyond the boundaries of their own disciplines. In this book, seventeen scholars from various fields pay tribute to his multifaceted career,... more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 89.95
Leonardo da Vinci was well aware of the fundamental importance of mathematics for architecture. This book examines Leonardo?s knowledge of theoretical mathematics, explores how he used concepts of geometry in his designs for architectural projects, and reports on a real-life construction project using Leonardo?s principles. Authors include Sylvie... more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 69.95
This issue is dedicated to Mechanics in Architecture. It explores the latest findings in the science of structural mechanics, including the behavior of structures, internal forces, and deformation. It also explores the development of new structural systems designed to resist thrusts resulting from new architectural forms. Some of the papers published... more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2009; US$ 109.00
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. It looks at how astronomy influenced architecture and urban design. more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2009; US$ 109.00
The fundamental concept of structure is what connects architecture to mathematics. For architecture, the generating structure might be geometrical, musical, modular or fractal. The papers in this volume all explore themes of structure in different ways. more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2010; US$ 109.00
Baroque architect and mathematician Guarino Guarini is the subject of this issue of the Nexus Network Journal. A group of international scholars were invited to contribute papers that shed light on the unanswered questions in several areas: Baroque architecture in general and Guarini's architecture in particular; philosophy; history of structural... more...
- Springer Basel 2011; US$ 109.00
This is a follow-up to the volume "Discovering the Principles of Mechanics 1600-1800. It contains the essays of David Speiser on relationships between science, history of science, history of art and philosophy. It collates hard-to-find essays in a single work. more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2014; US$ 16.65
From FOXTEL to News Corp, film to football, opera to business, Kim Williams is a builder of Australian institutions. He has worked with some of the very best in their fields?Rupert Murdoch, Kerry Packer, Kevin Sheedy, Gail Kelly and Don Burrows to name just a few. Rules of Engagement is a candid, up close and very personal account of the exercise... more...
- Tanglewood Press 2012; US$ 8.99
Mattie has a couple of dilemmas. First (sigh), her parents are making her babysit her humiliating younger brother nearly nonstop. What could BE more awful than the constant company of a 4-year-old brother who acts like a dog? Then, her best friend's brother begins to show serious interest in her. Mattie thinks all her prayers have come true, that... more...
- Tanglewood Press 2013; US$ 14.99
Mike hasn?t spoken to his mother in years, and what few memories he has of her are painful. When Mike?s dad is killed in a car wreck, Mike wants to stay in his hometown and live with Maggie, his dad?s girlfriend, who has been like a mother to him for the last five years. But Mike?s mother reappears in his life and demands that he return to her custody... more...