Theme and Objectives

Guggenheim NY

There are many connections between architecture and mathematics: mathematic principles may be used as a basis for an architectural design, or as a tool for analyzing an existing monument; architecture may be a concrete expression of mathematical ideas, becoming, in a sense, "visual mathematics." Nexus 2010, the eighth in a biennial series of meetings, will once again bring together all those working with ideas related to both architecture and mathematics. The purpose of Nexus 2010 is to allow participants to exchange ideas first-hand. Papers presented at the conference will be published in the Nexus Network Journal, a peer-reviewed scholar journal co-published by Kim Williams Books and Birkhäuser Publishers, and online at SpringerLink, providing a collective voice for researchers of more than one discipline

This edition of Nexus includes participation in the Open Source Seminar at the Casa da Música, Saturday 11 June at 14.30. This event is organized for the Circo de Ideias with the participation of Cecil Balmond and others. Organizer: Gonçalo Antunes Azevedo. +info >>>>

2010 Venue

Anfiteatro Fernando Távora Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto (FAUP)
Via Panorâmica S/N, 4150-755 Porto PORTUGAL

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Who comes to Nexus conferences

Architects, mathematicians, historians, scientists, researchers, teachers, students and others intereested in the "nexus" of architecture and mathematics.

History of the Nexus conference series

Previous editions of Nexus (click on the links to read the abstracts of past conference presentations):