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INTRODUCTION
The Golden Ratio & Squaring the Circle in the Great Pyramid
The Great Pyramid
Golden Ratio
Egyptian Triangle
Squaring the Circle
Rope-Stretcher's Triangle
Summary
Projects
Pythagoras & Music of the Spheres
Pythagoras
The Pythagoreans
Pythagorean Number Symbolism
Music of the Spheres
Reading
NUMBER SYMBOLISM
Elementary Number Symbolism
Numero Uno
Two & Duality
Famous Trios
Earthly Fours
Number Symbolism in the Old Testament
Astrological Numbers
Celestial Sevens
Ten Digits
Twelve and the Zodiac
Fatal Forties
Polygons, Tilings,
Sacred Geometry
Polygons
Equilateral Triangle
Tilings
Hexagon & Hexagram
Pentagon & Pentagram
Golden Triangle
Conclusion
The PLATONIC SOLIDS
Plato
The Timaeus
The Elements
The Platonic Solids
Other Polyhedra
Polyhedra in Art & Architecture
Ad Quadratum, the Sacred Cut, & Roman Architecture
Introduction
Vitruvius
Ad Quadratum
The Sacred Cut
Roman Architecture
MIDDLE AGES
One, theSource
Two and Duality
Three and The Trinity
Seven Virtues and Seven Vices
Eight and Baptism
Nine Ranks of Angels
Ten Spheres of the Sephiroth
Twelve Apostles
Thirteen and Bad Luck
Forty and More Bad Luck
666 - The Number of the Beast
The Circle, The Wheel of Fortune & The Rose Window
Symbolism of the Circle
The Rose Window
Mandorla or Vesica
Celestial Themes in Art & Architecture
The Ptolemaic Universe
The Sublunary World
The Nine Circles of Heaven
Circle 1. The Moon
Circle 2. Mercury
Circle 3. Venus
Circle 4. The Sun
Circle 5. Mars
Circle 6. Jupiter
Circle 7. Saturn
Circle 8. The Fixed Stars
Circle 9. The Primum Mobile
The Empyrium
BRUNELLESCHI'S PEEPSHOW
THE ORIGINS OF PERSPECTIVE
What is Perspective?
Brunelleschi's Peepshow
Donatello
Masaccio
Mantegna
Alberti
From Euclid to Desargues
What Next?
WHAT SHAPE FRAME?
Why Frame a Picture?
TheQuadro or Rectangular Format
The Square Format
TheTondo or Round Format
The Roundel
Ovato Tondo or Elliptical Format
POLYHEDRA & PLAGIARISM in the RENAISSANCE
Piero della Francesca
de Abaco and Mathematical Education in the Renaissance
Six Paintings by Piero
Luca Pacioli
LEONARDO
The Ultimate Renaissance Man
Leonardo's Mathematics
Perspective
Bibliography
FAÇADE MEASUREMENT BY TRIGONOMETRY
Background
The Method
Derivation of Façade Equations
Field Test
Measurements in Italy
EARLY TWENTIETH- CENTURY
GEOMETRIC ART
Geometric Abstraction
The Scientific Revolution
Cubism
Constructivism
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Paul Calter - Geometry in Art & Architecture

Paul Calter - Geometry in Art & Architecture

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by Paul Calter

A dynamic branch of mathematics, geometry also serves as a creative tool for engineers, artists, and architects. Squaring the Circle: Geometry in Art and Architecture is the first textbook to cover both art and geometry extensively. The text's wide-ranging exercise sets and related projects allow students to practice and master the mathematics presented. Each chapter introduces mathematical concepts geometrically and illustrates their nontraditional applications in art and archit
by Paul Calter

A dynamic branch of mathematics, geometry also serves as a creative tool for engineers, artists, and architects. Squaring the Circle: Geometry in Art and Architecture is the first textbook to cover both art and geometry extensively. The text's wide-ranging exercise sets and related projects allow students to practice and master the mathematics presented. Each chapter introduces mathematical concepts geometrically and illustrates their nontraditional applications in art and archit

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