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The Islamic Design Module in Latin America: Proportionality and the Techniques of Neo-Mudéjar Architecture

John F. Moffitt
Format
Book
Published
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2004.
Language
English
ISBN
0786418060 (softcover : alk. paper)
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Table of contents
Contents
  • Hispanic versus European architectural principles
  • The grid and its role in Islamic design-by-geometry
  • A graphic analysis of the geometric procedures generating the "Arabic interlace"
  • The installation of Islamic architectural design-by-geometry in Spain
  • The "secret" of the Hispanic masons : the inscribed Pythagorean-triangle motif
  • The evidence for "inscribed figures" in architectural design
  • The physical execution of the Hispanic facade : "design-by-string"
  • The evidence for Pythagorean triangulation in the design of Tepotzotlán
  • Other Christian examples of Hispanic design-by-Pythagorean-triangulation
  • The graphic evidence for "regulating line-patterns" with Pythagorean triangulation in Hispanic architecture
  • Juan de Herrera and the evidence for Pythagorean triangulation in the Escorial
  • Ocotlán : another Mexican example of "design-by-triangulation-and-string"
  • The historical evidence for "design-by-string" and with grids
  • The non-visual, or textual evidence for Hispanic "design-by-triangulation-and-string"
  • Vitruvius : theoretician-or artificer?
  • Diego López de Arenas : the written evidence for a standard application of Pythagorean design-modules by Hispanic builders and craftsmen
  • Fray Miguel de San Andréas : more written evidence for a standard application of Pythagorean design-modules by Hispanic builders and craftsmen
  • A sixteenth-century "Mexican mosque"
  • Some triangular conclusions.
Description
viii, 207 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-204) and index.
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