Architecture has in the past done great things for geometry. Together with the need to measure the land they lived on, it was people's need to build their buildings that caused them to first investigate the theory of form and shape. But today, 4500 years after the great pyramids were built in Egypt, what can mathematics do for architecture? Read More
The London City Hall on the river Thames. Note the giant helical
stair case inside. Image © Foster + Partners.