Nexus Network Journal

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 15-47

First online:

What Rule(s) Should I Use?

  • George StinyAffiliated withDepartment of Architecture, 10-419, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Email author 


Rules in schemas apply to shapes in terms of embedding. This melds calculating with art and design, and has many uses in teaching and in practice.


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