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Paperback | $49.95 Trade | £37.95 | ISBN: 9780262550383 | 456 pp. | 8.5 x 11 in | August 2000

The Projective Cast

Architecture and Its Three Geometries


“Robin Evans, in his brilliant (sadly posthumous) book The Projective Cast, explores some of the properties of intersecting arcs, flying lines and similar triangles in a series of essays which work both as an introduction to a range of geometries, and as impressively well-informed accounts of episodes in cultural history. The explanations of the geometries are captivating. We are carefully taken through them, stage by stage, so that the mysteries of a complex form are uncovered, or an apparently simple form is shown to be more complex than it seemed.”
Andrew Ballantyne, Times Literary Supplement


Winner of the 1997 Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion