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The Sacred Squareness of Cities

Michael J. Lewis

in City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171814
eISBN:
9781400884315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171814.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses the squareness of the ideal city in the Bible. The Bible describes a model city or settlement on four separate occasions, and in each instance it has the form of a square. The ... More


Strict and uniform convexity

Kazimierz Goebel and Stanisław Prus

in Elements of Geometry of Balls in Banach Spaces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198827351
eISBN:
9780191866265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827351.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

Ways to classify and measure convexity of balls are described. Properties like strict convexity, uniform convexity, and squareness are discussed. The main tool, the modulus of convexity of a space, ... More


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