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Language: Spanish
also available in English
Est. dedication time:
90 minutes
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Type of publication:
Technical Note
Cónicas, Circunferencia, Elipse, Parábola, Hipérbola

Awards received

  • IE Multimedia Award 2009. Most Innovative Category


This multimedia documentation develops the topic of conic sections. Diverse examples of the use of conic sections in architecture are shown as well as many interactive exercises and various animations that allow students to practice the theory studied and help in their understanding.

This multimedia documentation is made up of the following sections: the circumference ellipse parabola and hyperbola.

Author's comments

This multimedia documentation introduces the study of conic sections specific types of flat forms. These are described from a mathematical perspective and allow students to see interactively how their forms change with changes in the parameters. Examples of the use of conic sections in architecture are also shown. Different exercises allow students to practice the theoretical concepts as well as to apply them to architectural design.

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