By Corinna Rossi

during this attention-grabbing research, architect and Egyptologist Corinna Rossi analyses the connection among arithmetic and structure in historic Egypt by way of exploring using numbers and geometrical figures in historic architectural initiatives and structures. whereas past architectural reports have looked for summary 'universal principles' to give an explanation for the heritage of Egyptian structure, Rossi makes an attempt to reconcile the several ways of archaeologists, architects and historians of arithmetic right into a unmarried coherent photograph. utilizing a research of a particular staff of monuments, the pyramids, and putting them within the context in their cultural and ancient history, Rossi argues that conception and perform of building has to be regarded as a continuum, no longer as separated fields, on the way to let the unique making plans technique of a development to re-emerge. hugely illustrated with plans, diagrams and figures, this publication is key interpreting for all students of historical Egypt and the structure of historic cultures.

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