Nexus Network Journal Volume 4 Number 2 (Spring-Summer-Autumn 2002)

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NNJ-v4n2-coverNexus Network Journal
Volume 4 Number 2
(Spring-Summer-Autumn 2002)

Forthcoming October 2003 / Paper / ISSN 1590-5896 / 158 pp. / printed on acid-free paper
Price : €20.00 Euro

The Nexus Network Journal: Architecture and Mathematics volume 4 number 2 (Summer-Autumn 2004) contains articles on architecture and mathematics that, like the Nexus conferences and the Nexus series of books, are interdisciplinary and multicultural. This volume of the NNJ includes the transcript of the Round Table Discussion that took place at the Nexus 2002 conference in Portugal. It also includes Research Articles, The Geometer's Angle by Mark A. Reynolds, Didactics, Book Reviews and Conference Reports, and The Virtual Library.


CONTENTS

Kim Williams. Letter From The Editor

RESEARCH ARTICLES
Martin Davis and Matt Insall. Mathematics and Design: Yes, But Will it Fly?
Harrison Eiteljorg, II. How Should We Measure an Ancient Structure?
Marco Frascari. Light, Six-Sided, Paradoxical Fight
Elena Marchetti and Luisa Rossi Costa. The Fire Tower
Vesna Petresin and Laurent-Paul Robert. The Double Möbius Strip Studies
Marie-Thérèse Zenner. Villard de Honnecourt and Euclidean Geometry

NEXUS 2002 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

Judith F. Moran, Moderator. Mathematics and Architecture Education

DIDACTICS

George W. Hart. In the Palm of Leonardo's Hand: Modeling Polyhedra
Michael Serra. Ertha Diggs and the Ancient Stone Arch Mystery

THE GEOMETER'S ANGLE
Mark A. Reynolds. On the Triple Square and the Diagonal of the Golden Section
Mark A. Reynolds. Four Approximations for Finding the Golden Section of a Circle's Circumference from the Square Root Two Rectangle

BOOK AND ARTICLE REVIEWS
Michael Chapman. Architecture and Science by Giuseppa di Christina
Slavik Jablan. Connections: The Geometric Bridge between Art and Science by Jay Kappraff
Michael J. Ostwald. The Monumental Impulse: Architecture's Biological Roots by George Hersey
David Vila Domini. Vermeer's Camera: The Truth Behind the Masterpieces by Philip Steadman and Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters by David Hockney

CONFERENCE REPORTS
Kim Williams. Nexus 2002
João Pedro Xavier. Post-Nexus 2002 Workshop Tour

THE VIRTUAL LIBRARY

An annotated bibliography of books related to architecture and mathematics