Nexus Network Journal 14,2
This volulme features eight original papers dedicated to the theme “Persian Architecture and Mathematics,” guest edited by Reza Sarhangi. All papers were approved through a rigorous process of blind peer review and edited by an interdisciplinary scientific editorial committee. Topics range from symmetry in ancient Persian architecture to the elaborate geometric patterns and complex three-dimensional structures of standing monuments of historical periods, from the expression of mathematical ideas to architectonic structures, and from decorative ornament to the representation of modern group theory and quasi-crystalline patterns. The articles discuss unique monuments Persia, including domed structures and two-dimensional patterns, which have received significant scholarly attention in recent years. This book is a unique contribution to studies of Persian architecture in relation to mathematics.
Only book exploring the unique relationship between Persian Architecture and Mathematics in the Western world in recent yearsNew scholarship addressing the theme “Persian Architecture and Mathematics,” including eight articles representing a diversity of perspectives and presenting unpublished research Comprehensive overview by guest editor Reza Sarhangi, founder and director of the international series of Bridges conferences, which annually brings together scientists, educators, artists and architects to address the mathematical connections in art, architecture, and cultureEach research paper includes a bibliography for further reading