Mathematikon: A Mathematical Shopping Center

Bianca Violet and Andreas Matt
Proceedings of Bridges 2016: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Education, Culture (2016)
Pages 387–390 Short Papers


We describe the permanent integration of mathematical content into a shopping center in Heidelberg, Germany. Main features are a mathematical image gallery, conveyor belt designs, a multi touch screen station, riddles in the bathroom, and at the bakery, classic quotes, as well as a temporary shop window display.