This web site is an abstract from the book APEX retracing the Egyptian pyramids and the exhibition APEX 14.08.11 – 06.11.11 2011 at the national museum – Architecture Norway. The book presents modern type blueprints of the first 32 pyramids of Egypt. The main focus on this site is on the general development of the anatomy of the pyramids (part 1 in the book) and the blueprints of the Egyptian pyramids (part 2 in the book). To fully appreciate and understand this site read:

APEX retracing the Egyptian pyramids

©Tapir Akademic Press 2011
ISBN 978-82-519-2749-9

Photos©: Håvard Houen
Graphic design: Ole J. Bryn
Graphic work: Ole Tolstad
Language consultant: Catriona Turner
Modellist: Sverre Halvorsen
Model photos©: Ole Tolstad
Paper: 130g Artic Matt
Printing and binding: 07 Gruppen as
Web development: Vladimir Janjušević

Thanks are due to Mr. Michel Barsoum, Grosvenor and Distinguished Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, who has been an inspiring conversation partner and an exellent guide through the pyramid fields of Egypt.

The work involved in the preparation of this book was finacially supported by the Faculty of Architecture and Fine Arts, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim.

Norwegian University of Science and Technology