Nexus Network Journal Volume 7 Number 1 (Spring 2005)

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NNJ-v7n1-coverNexus Network Journal
Volume 7 Number 1
(Spring 2005)
 

April 2005 / Paper / ISBN 88-88479-32-5 / 172 pp. /printed on acid-free paper /
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The experience of teaching mathematics in schools of architecture can help us to travel cultural byways that bridge the gap that separates the humanistic and scientific cultures in a good part of the academic world and that of research.


Contents
Orietta Pedemonte and Laura Tedeschini Lalli. Letter from the Guest Editors



Research
Julie Cowan. The archKIDecture Build IT! Exhibit Project
Mari Alati, Liliana Curcio, Roberto Di Martino, Lino Gerosa, Cinzia Tresoldi. From Natural Forms to Models
Francisco Javier Delgado Cepeda. Designing a Problem-Based Learning Course of Mathematics for Architects
Linda Keane and Mark Keane. The Geometry of Frank Lloyd Wright
Elena Marchetti and Luisa Rossi Costa. Reconstruction of Forms through Linear Algebra
Hernán Nottoli. Methods for Evaluation in Mathematics for Architecture and Design
Graham Pont. The Education of the Classical Architect from Plato to Vitruvius
J.M. Rees. Teaching Geometry to Artists: Report on an Experiment in Progress
Nicola Luigi Rizzi and Valerio Varano. Leo: a Multimedia Tale of Structural Mechanics
Emil Saucan. Euler's Theorem as the Path towards Geometry
Arzu Gönenç Sorguç. Teaching Mathematics in Architecture

Interview
Anne Tyng. Interview by Robert Kirkbride. Number is Form and Form is Number

The Geometer's Angle
Rachel Fletcher. SIX + ONE

Book Reviews
Sylvie Duvernoy. Architecture's New Media: Principles, Theories, and Methods of Computer-Aided Design by Yehuda E. Kalay
Kim Williams. Learning from Palladio by Branko Mitrovic
João Pedro Xavier. The Cambridge Companion to Piero della Francesca by Jeryldene M. Wood, ed.