Compass and Rule exhibition catalogue, Hard Back
A catalogue of the exhibition by curators Anthony Gerbino and Stephen Johnston,
has been published by Yale University Press and can be purchased from the Museum
Featuring drawings, instruments, paintings and other material from the
exhibition, this book discusses the role of mathematics in architectural design
and building technology, focusing in particular on the scientist, mathematician
and architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Interweaving text and visual image, the book investigates the boundaries between
art and science in architecture – the most artistic of the sciences and the most
scientific of the arts.
Illustrations: 157 colour illustrations
Number of Pages: 208