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, Moderator
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
Generative Architecture codeness, Celestino Soddu, Moderator
The Geometric Construction of Morphology, Alberto Sdegno, Moderator