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  • Geometrical Objectsby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    This volume explores the mathematical character of architectural practice in diverse pre- and early modern contexts. It takes an explicitly interdisciplinary approach, which unites scholarship in early modern architecture with recent work in the history of science, in particular, on the role of practice in the ?scientific revolution?. As a contribution... more...

  • Festival Architectureby

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95

    With contributions from provocative art and architectural historians, this book is a unique exposition of the temporary architecture erected for festivals and the role it has played in developing Western architectural and urban theory. Festival Architecture is arranged in historical periods ? from Antiquity to the modern era ? and divided between... more...

  • Cultural Heritage as Civilizing Missionby

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book investigates the role of cultural heritage as a constitutive dimension of different civilizing missions from the colonial era to the present. It includes case studies of the Habsburg Empire and German colonialism in Africa, Asian case studies of (post)colonial India and the Dutch East Indies/Indonesia, China and French Indochina, and a special... more...

  • Arts, Sciences, and Economicsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 149.00

    This book has a rather long-winding history. It is not like anything else the present author ever wrote, as all the rest is theoretical economics in a d- tinctively mathematical dress. For the emergence of the following pages, there are several people, - cept the author, who are to have the credit, or perhaps the blame. Around 1985, the department... more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 12,1by

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 109.00

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  • Nexus Network Journal 12,3by

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 109.00

    The human tendency to interpret, and create, the environment through numbers is pervasive, with instances from literature and the visual arts too numerous to mention. This special issue of the Nexus Network Journal considers examples in architecture. more...

  • Scientific Computing and Cultural Heritageby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 139.00

    The sheer computing power of modern information technology is changing the face of research not just in science, technology and mathematics, but in humanities and cultural studies too. Recent decades have seen a major shift both in attitudes and deployment of computers, which are now vital and highly effective tools in disciplines where they were... more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 12,2by

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 109.00

    Nexus Network Journal 12,2: Architecture and Mathematics (Volume 12) more...

  • The Visual Language of Techniqueby

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 89.99

    The book is inspired by the first seminar in a cycle connected to the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the Politecnico di Milano. "Dealing with the Image Ivory Towers and Virtual Bridges" was the motto of this meeting, aiming to stimulate a discussion among engineers, designers and architects, all of whom are traditionally involved in the use... more...

  • The Royal Opera House Guidebookby The Royal Opera House

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99

    The Royal Opera House receives over 1 million visitors a year. Published jointly by the ROH and Oberon Books, this is the first ever guide to the magnificently rebuilt theatre. The guide covers the fascinating and turbulent history of the theatre at Covent Garden since the early 18th century, its recent redevelopment, the majestic auditorium and Linbury... more...