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- Stefan Banach (March 30, 1892 – August 8, 1945)
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- What is mathematics for Ehrhard Behrends
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- What is mathematics for Franka Brueckler

# Diderot Mathematical Forum: Mathematics and Architecture

A Diderot Mathematical Forum dedicated to

**“Mathematics and Architecture”**

will be held on June 8th 2019 in the three cities :

Helsinki (Finland), Porto (Portugal) and Prague (Czech Republic)

The cycle of conferences “Diderot Mathematical Forum” was introduced by the European Mathematical Society (EMS) in 1996.

Each conference takes place simultaneously in three European cities exchanging information by videoconferences, addresses a specific topic, and has both a research and a public component.

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Preliminary Programme :

HELSINKI

Organizer : Juliette Kennedy

Speakers:

– Kirsi Peltonen (Aalto University)

IN TRANSITION – Mathematics and Art

– Philip Tidwell (Aalto University)

TBA

– Juhani Pallasmaa (Aalto University)

Man, Measure, Proportion: mathematics and music in architecture

– Axel Kilian (MIT)

Embodied Computation – Architectural Robotics

Location: Metsätalo, conference room 2, Unioninkatu 40 00170 Helsinki

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PORTO

Organizers: João Pedro Xavier and João Nuno Tavares

Speakers:

– Sylvie Duvernoy (Politecnico di Milano. Scuola di Design)

Guarino Guarini, architect and mathematician

– Alexandra Paio (ISCTE-IUL)

Shape grammar

– José Pedro Sousa (FAUP)

Parametric architecture and digital manufacturing

– João Pedro Xavier (FAUP)

Perspective in perspective

Location: University of Porto / Department of Mathematics

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PRAGUE

Organizer : Jiří Rákosník

Speakers:

– Henri H. Achten (Prague, Czech Technical University)

– Robert Aish (London, University College London)

– Daniel Piker (London, Foster and Partners)

– Christopher Williams (Gothenburg, Chalmers University of Technology)

Location: Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of

Sciences, Žitná 609/25, 110 00, Prague

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A publishing of a book in the series of the CIM-Springer collection

http://www.cim.pt/CIM-MS ) is considered

Secretariat and Administration

CIM (Centro Internacional de Matemática, Portugal )http://www.cim.pt/CIM-MS

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Coordination and Contact

Mireille.Chaleyat-Maurel (University Paris Descartes, Paris, France)

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