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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2023) 82 (4): 374–394.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Joseph C. Williams Scholars have long recognized that “practical geometry,” the shapes and proportional relationships used to regulate construction, played a key role in medieval architectural design. Within this rich discourse, an emphasis on Gothic texts and buildings has produced a general image...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2022) 81 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2022
... on Notre-Dame’s development, Robert Bork applies geometrical analysis to precise laser scans of the building’s fabric. In The Design Geometry of Notre-Dame in Paris he argues that the original designer developed a master plan for the whole cathedral, based largely on the geometry of equilateral triangles...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2013) 72 (4): 555–583.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Michael Hill Leo Steinberg’s doctoral dissertation of 1960 contained an exposé of the complex geometry of Francesco Borromini’s San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, and while his scheme has been the starting point for subsequent interpretations, Joseph Connors points out that the majority of drawings...