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Geodesic symmetry: Icosahedron SketchUp 3D replication, from photo of the 3D-printed tessellation artwork of Craig S. Kaplan Associate Professor Computer Graphics Lab The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario, Canada See his photo

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mmourad Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Student Filmographer
hey, Nice work, how did u made it,.... r u using some software, some methodology ....
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TaffGoch Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
Moustafa,

I use SketchUp for all of my 3d modeling, as it is easy (once you learn a few tricks,) it's free, and it provides the tools and precision that I need.

There is no "generator" for this geometry, but it does have recognizable icosahedron radial & mirror symmetries. I used a geodesic subdivision of an icosahedron as the "skeleton" upon which to build. (Sort of like "tracing" the pattern on a sphere.)

I only had to produce a 1/120th triangular section of the pattern. The rest is composed of mirrored/rotated copies of that small triangular section. To explain the underlying geodesic sphere, I've posted a depiction, in my "scraps" folder:

taffgoch.deviantart.com/art/Ge…

-Taff
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Digital-Saint Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
wow!
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kuzy62 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
looks great!
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TaffGoch Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
Professor Kaplan thought so, as well.

Credit for the design is his. He was rather surprised that it could be so easily replicated in SketchUp.

("...easily replicated..." -- HA!) :stupidme:
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kuzy62 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:lol:
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