Parametric Geometry of Curves and Surfaces Architectural Form-Finding

This textbook provides a thorough introduction to the differential geometry of parametrized curves and surfaces, along with a wealth of applications to specific architectural elements. Geometric elements in architecture respond to practical, physical and aesthetic needs. Proper understanding of the...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lastra, Alberto
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Birkhäuser 2021, 2021
Edition:1st ed. 2021
Series:Mathematics and the Built Environment
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Parametrizations and Plane Curves
  • 2 Parametrizations and Space Curves
  • 3 Parametrizations and Regular Surfaces
  • 4 Special Families of Surfaces
  • A Coordinate Systems
  • B Mathematical Tool Kit
  • C Solutions to the Suggested Exercises
  • References
  • Photograph Credits
  • List of Symbols
  • Index