Nexus Network Journal Volume 3 Number 1 (2001)

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NNJvol3n1Nexus Network Journal
Volume 3 Number 1 (2001)

June 2002 / Paper / ISSN 1522-4600 / ISBN 888479015 / 163 pp. / printed on acid-free paper
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The Nexus Network Journal volume 3, no. 1 (Winter-Spring 2001) contains articles on architecture and mathematics that present the subject in the widest possible panorama. Articles printed here appeared on the Internet in 2 quarterly issues during calendar year 2001. Like the Nexus conferences and the Nexus series of books, the NNJ is interdisciplinary and multicultural. The issues explored in this present volume are proportion, symbolism, geometry, modularity, shape; the cultures discussed include the North American, South American, French, Italian and Norwegian; the authors are art historians, engineers, mathematicians and architects.


CONTENTS
KIM WILLIAMS. Letter from the Editor.

VIEWPOINT

Costantino Caciagli. On Precision in Architecture

RESEARCH ARTICLES

Alessandra Capanna. Iannis Xenakis: Architect Of Light And Sound
J.V. Martin Zorraquino, F. Granero Rodriguez, J.L. Cano Martin. Applications Of A New Property Of Conics To Architecture: An Alternative Design Project For Rio De Janeiro Metropolitan Cathedral
Dag Nilsen. The Squaring Of The Circle In Two Early Norwegian Cathedrals
Michael J. Ostwald. "Fractal Architecture": Late Twentieth-Century Connections Between Architecture And Fractal Geometry
Jin-Ho Park. Analysis And Synthesis In Architectural Designs: A Study In Symmetry
Nikos Salingaros And Déborah Tejada. Modularity And The Number Of Design Choices

THE GEOMETER'S ANGLE

Mark A. Reynolds. Introduction to the Art and Science of Geometric Analysis

DIDACTICS

Daniela Gentilin and Ennio Bettanello. About Piero Matematico (CD)
Orietta Pedemonte. Review of Piero Matematico (CD)
Orietta Pedemonte. Mathematics for Architecture: Some European Experiences

BOOK REVIEWS

Paul Calter and Kim Williams. The Sun in the Church by J.L. Heilbron
Steven Fleming and Michael J. Ostwald. Le Corbusier: Paris-Chandigarh by Klaus Peter Gast
Michael J. Ostwald. The Modulor and Modulor 2 by Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret)
Maurizio Vianello. Le Corbusier: Padiglione Philips, Bruxelles by Alessandra Capanna

CONFERENCE REPORTS

Liliana Curcio. Nexus 2000: Architecture and Mathematics
Reza Sarhangi. Bridges 2000