A gallery for mathematics
Author(s)Forr, Molly S. (Molly Susanne)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture.
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The Gallery for Mathematics seeks to interpret and communicate the character and culture of mathematics through the lens of architectural tectonic. The form and program of the Gallery are driven by three goals for the architectural experience and mathematical journey: [movement], [interaction], and [solitude]. By redesigning the traditional museum experience, the Gallery aims not to simply inform its visitors, but instead to incite their curiosity, producing spaces of inquiry rather than spaces of information. Sited on top of the parking garage for Boston's Museum of Science, the Gallery and its garden also serve to reconnect the Boston and Cambridge park systems on opposite banks of the Charles River, embedding the
Thesis (M. Arch.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Architecture, 2005.Includes bibliographical references (p. 68).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology