Friday, May 29, 2009

Nexus: Call for Papers

The Call for Papers has just gone out for Nexus 2010: Relationships Between Architecture and Mathematics. This international, interdisciplinary conference will take place 13-15 June 2010 in Porto, Portugal, hosted by the Faculty of Architecture (FAUP) and the Center of Mathematics (CMUP)/Faculty of Sciences (FCUP) of the University of Porto.

This is the eighth conference in the Nexus series, following those in 1996 (Fucecchio, Florence, Italy), 1998 (Mantua, Italy), 2000 (Ferrara, Italy), 2002 (Óbidos, Portugal), 2004 (Mexico City), 2006 (Genoa, Italy) and 2008 (San Diego, USA). The papers from the conference will be published in future issues of the Nexus Network Journal.

Papers are being solicited for 5 sessions and 2 round tables:


Shape and Shape Grammars, Lionel March, Moderator

From Mediaeval Stonecutting to Projective Geometry: Formal, Social and Epistemological Shifts, José Calvo-López,

Architecture, Systems Research and Computational Sciences, Gonçalo Furtado, Moderator

Guerrilla Tactics of Digital Design, Chris Beorkrem, Moderator

Miscellaneous (for papers that do not fall into one of the above categories), Kim Williams, Moderator

Round Tables

Generative Architecture codeness, Celestino Soddu, Moderator

The Geometric Construction of Morphology, Alberto Sdegno, Moderator

All information about submissions is available on the Nexus Network Journal webpage.

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