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Generating the Flextegrity Lattice

Our purpose here is to elaborate a classic Python framework for storing and writing geometric information in a variety of formats, suitable for ray tracing and use within CAD programs. The target architecture we want to model is Flextegrity, a tension-compression lattice based on holding compression islands in relative positions, in an all-way space. Its inventor […]

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Kirby’s Rhombic Triacontahedron

The rhombic triacontahedron (RT) dissects into 120 such modules, left and right handed. Meanwhile, the regular tetrahedron may be sliced into four quadrants, each of which further subdivides into three pairs of left and right handed versions of the same shape, for a total of 24 modules, differently shaped from the ones above. Those of […]

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Geometry with Kirby – VUCA

VUCA (latest curriculum writing) integrating the concept of “risk” even mentioning “Chief Risk Officer” and VUCA, in this special curriculum: https://github.com/4dsolutions/School_of_Tomorrow/blob/master/stats_works.ipynb Look for this image: At the link above for the School of Tomorrow, you will see that image, and what comes below it is intense mathematics which is why they present it as a […]

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Visualization with Kirby Urner Cuboctahedron dual Rhombic Dodecahedron

Thinking through the shapes with all of the math working precisely, enters Kirby Urner, holding a diagram of the geometry, no, wait, an animated gif pushing the power of visualization. Here we have a Cuboctahedron dual Rhombic Dodecahedron… 6-square-8 triangular-14-in-all-Cuboctahedron-dual-Rhombic-Dodecahedron-Yellow-and-Blue-respectively! This is not only for geometry buffs. There are practical applications.

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