23 Apr

Elevated Icosidodecahedron

Here’s an installation I designed for the National Museum of Mathematics for the 2016 USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington DC. The only construction materials are dowels, off-the-shelf end caps, and zip ties. It’s not actually a fully elevated icosidodecahedron; only the pentagonal faces are elevated.

And here’s another one from that event with the same construction technique; this one is a rhombicuboctahedron with its square faces elevated: