Many mathematical concepts are important in architecture, and a particularly important one is symmetry. Rarely will you see a building so carefully displaying mirror symmetry as the lovely, neo-Classical Hughes-Trigg Student Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University. If you imagine a vertical line running from the highest point of the building straight down […]
It’s a pleasure to be inaugurating a new website devoted to mathematical walks and tours. Everyone involved with mathwalks.org hopes that you will find the ideas, examples, images, and commentary on ways to see mathematics revealed in the world around us to be both useful and inspiring.