Archinect - News 2015-05-03T14:54:54-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/123378584/winners-of-the-morphing-book-giveaway Winners of the MORPHING book giveaway Justine Testado 2015-03-20T21:19:00-04:00 >2015-03-20T21:19:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/30/306cgemd0f6o1rco.jpg" width="514" height="379" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122133783/win-a-copy-of-morphing-by-design-topology-lab-founder-joseph-choma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest book giveaway</a>, we received over 100 responses for <em>MORPHING: A Guide to Mathematical Transformations for Architects and Designers</em>. Authored by <a href="http://archinect.com/designtopology" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Topology Lab</a> founder Joseph Choma, <em>Morphing</em> is a pedagogical guide that can help architects, designers, students, and enthusiasts to understand in greater depth the trigonometric transformations and functions behind the digital design tools they use.</p><p>The three lucky winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Brian</strong>, Columbus</li><li><strong>Chris</strong>, New York</li><li><strong>Nicholas</strong>, Vancouver</li></ul><p>Congrats! And a great big thank you to everyone who participated.</p><p>Joseph Choma shared more details about <em>Morphing, </em>which you can read <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122133783/win-a-copy-of-morphing-by-design-topology-lab-founder-joseph-choma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122133783/win-a-copy-of-morphing-by-design-topology-lab-founder-joseph-choma Win a copy of MORPHING by Design Topology Lab founder Joseph Choma Justine Testado 2015-03-10T14:11:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T17:57:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ao/ao8sipziqbfrcvrc.jpg" width="514" height="379" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>MORPHING: A Guide to Mathematical Transformations for Architects and Designers</em> is not your high school math coursebook. Authored by <a href="http://archinect.com/designtopology" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Topology Lab</a> founder Joseph Choma, <em>Morphing</em> is a pedagogical guide that can help architects, designers, students, and whoever is interested in the topic to understand in greater depth the trigonometric transformations and functions behind the digital design tools they use.</p><p>Since its release in January by <a href="http://www.laurenceking.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Laurence King Publishing</a>, <em>Morphing</em> has garnered positive reception. "I am particularly curious to see how readers of <em>Morphing</em> may identify alternative approaches to the inquiry, " Choma shared via email. "After all, <em>Morphing</em> can be seen as a guide through my own thought process into mathematics."</p><p><strong>With that said, Archinect is giving away <em>Morphing</em> to three of our readers!&nbsp;To enter the book giveaway, fill out&nbsp;<a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12gQrYyaYCjc75WzmW7J1fDH5RudYa7-bjHiDV-omWeA/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a>&nbsp;by Wednesday, March 18, end of day. Winners will be chosen at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p>Scroll down further for more insight into the book f...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/66916390/the-world-s-greatest-buildings-provide-a-window-on-great-math-and-great-design The world's greatest buildings provide a window on great math and great design Archinect 2013-02-04T17:56:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T16:40:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b4/b4a35d76debd1ee19c989e54533bd48e.jpg" width="514" height="297" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Roof structures of this size and complexity cannot be built without an explicit geometry that can be expressed mathematically. Without such a mathematical model, it is not possible to calculate the loads, stresses, and rotational forces to which the vaults will be subjected and to estimate the impact of wind and temperature changes on their stability. Parabolas and ellipses were Utzon's first choices for the profiles of the vaults, but neither provided a buildable option.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/17307863/design-topology-lab Design Topology Lab Archinect 2011-08-18T12:47:16-04:00 >2011-08-18T12:47:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xm/xmkp0n9wghrexpi0.jpg" width="514" height="378" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This is the first research practice dedicated to the ontology of space defined by mathematics.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>