Mathematics in architecture

A girl holding a triangle of Styropor in her hand

© Architekturzentrum Wien

There are geometric shapes to be found wherever you look. But in which buildings are they concealed? What is the golden section, and what does it have to do with architecture? And, what’s the difference between a 1:100 model and a 1:1 model? Is everything just a question of scale? Following an introduction to the maths involved we emerge ourselves in ‘a_show’ and the world of architecture.

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