Wisdom in Art: Mathematics in Islamic Architecture in Iran - Abstract

Hourieh Mashayekh
Meeting Alhambra, ISAMA-BRIDGES Conference Proceedings (2003)
Pages 582–582


Architecture, through the ages, has embraced a wide variety of arts and sciences. By using mathematics, Islamic architecture has achieved a high level of beauty and perfection. Islamic Iranian architecture, especially in the Middle Ages (10-14 century) is an astonishing and glorious instance of this endeavor of applying mathematics to architecture