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Title: Elements of Architecture - Some Mathematical Principles of Architecture
Url: https://teachersinstitute.yale.edu/curriculum/guides/1983/1/83.01.12.x...
Creator: Ditallo, Fred
Publisher: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Description: A unit on architecture, divided into the tangible and intangible aspects of architecture: space, light, proportion, and the emotional impact that a building has upon a person; and geometry and other mathematical concepts used in designing and constructing a building. There is a section on geometric construction, and one on geometric proofs; another section deals with proportion - the Golden Ratio in particular, and how the Golden Ratio can be obtained through the use of the Fibonacci Series.
LC Classification: Fine arts -- Architecture
Fine arts -- Arts in general -- Special subjects or topics, A-Z -- Mathematics
Fine arts -- Arts in general -- The arts in relation to other subjects, A-Z -- Mathematics
Fine arts -- Visual arts -- Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts -- Special topics -- Art in relation to other subjects, A-Z -- Mathematics
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Arts
Arts -- Architecture
Mathematics -- Geometry
Mathematics -- Patterns
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Mathematics Materials
Reading Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Math Forum
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