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Title: The Symbolic Language of Architecture and Public Monuments - Mathematics and Architecture Design
Url: https://teachersinstitute.yale.edu/curriculum/guides/1993/1/93.01.07.x...
Creator: Morgan, Winnifred
Publisher: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Description: A unit about architecture and its unique relation to mathematics, incorporating the study of such mathematical concepts as ratio, proportion, scales, symmetry, and similarity, and providing definitions and explanations of the mathematical concepts of elementary geometry, stating their connection to architecture. Activities include lesson plans on ratio and proportion as they relate to architectural designing, model building, the need for mathematical accuracy in measuring, and the analysis of buildings from drawings.
LC Classification: Fine arts -- Architecture
Science -- Mathematics
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Mathematics -- Geometry
Mathematics -- Number theory
Date Issued: 2000-03-09
Resource Type: Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Access Rights: Free access
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