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  • Two Culturesby Kim Williams

    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...

  • Nexus Network Journal 10,2by Kim Williams

    Springer 2008; US$ 89.95

    This volume features a collection of papers dedicated to Canons of Form-Making, in honor of the 500th anniversary of the birth of architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580). Theorist as well as practitioner, Palladio's architecture was based on well-defined canons that he had gleaned from studying the treatises as well as the remains of architecture... more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 10,1by Kim Williams

    Springer 2008; US$ 89.95

    The quintessential Renaissance Man, Leonardo da Vinci was well aware of the fundamental importance of mathematics for architecture. This issue of the Nexus Network Journal examines Leonardoa (TM)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... more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 9,2by Kim Williams

    Springer 2008; US$ 69.95

    Deals with mechanics in architecture, that is, the science of structural mechanics, including the behaviour of structures, internal forces, and deformation, as well as the development of various structural systems to resist thrusts as a result of architectural forms. This title includes the papers that are presented at the Nexus 2006 conference. more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 11,1by Kim Williams

    Springer 2009; US$ 109.00

    In celebration of the 2009 International Year of Astronomy, this issue is devoted to relationships between astronomy, mathematics and architecture. It contains papers that look at how astronomy influenced architecture and urban design. more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 11,2by Kim Williams

    Springer 2009; US$ 109.00

    Both architecture and mathematics are highly structured formal systems expressed through a symbolic language. For architecture, the generating structure might be geometrical, musical, modular, or fractal. This title intends to indicate the relationship between what buildings look like and how they stand up. more...

  • Nexus Network Journalby Kim Williams

    Springer 2009; 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...

  • Crossroads: History of Science, History of Artby Kim Williams

    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...

  • Nexus Network Journal 14,1by Kim Williams

    Springer 2012; US$ 109.00

    The Winter 2012 (vol. 14 no. 1) issue of the Nexus Network Journal is dedicated to the theme 'Architecture, Systems Research and Computational Sciences' This is an outgrowth of the session by the same name which took place during the eighth international, interdisciplinary conference 'Nexus 2010: Relationships between Architecture and Mathematics,... more...