Color-Matching Dissection of the Rhombic Triacontahedron

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In Der Keplersche Körper und andere Bauspiele (1938), Gerhard Kowalewski showed a color matching construction of a rhombic triacontahedron composed of 10 acute and 10 obtuse golden rhombohedra. This Demonstration uses the same colors as Kowalewski.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (July 2019)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


Details

The construction is explained in [1, pp. 23–25].

References

[1] G. Kowalewski and D. Booth, "Construction Games with Kepler's Solid," Austin, TX: Parker Courtney Press, 2001. (Jul 17, 2019) www.zometool.com/content/KowalewskiWeb.pdf.

[2] G. W. Hart, "A Color-Matching Dissection of the Rhombic Enneacontahedron," Symmetry: Culture and Science, 11, 2000 pp. 183–199. www.georgehart.com/dissect-re/dissect-re.htm.


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