|starting pyramid||bipyramid||"pod" of three pyramids|
This modest regular pyramid, six of whom build a cube, allows other nice assemblages.
build a rhombic dodecahedron
build a stellated rhombic dodecahedron
and with eight more "pods" |
we get a cube (made up of 48 pyramids)
This object has probably been discovered independently by several researchers but it is attributed to the Japanese designer Naoki Yoshimoto (1971) who build a great model made of gold and silver (Museum of Modern Art in New York). Copies are sold at the MoMA store.
Be patient during the initialization!
Here is a video from Philip Brocoum (1:15 - 4.6 Mb) which shows how to handle the complete object (you can continue your visit during the loading which may be long with a slow connection).
• Metamorphs by Robert Byrnes (Tarquin - 2004), with 14 nets
• the Shinsei Mystery (in German)
|September 2004 |