- Acme Klein Bottle.
A topologist's delight, handcrafted in glass.
Albion College Menger Sponge.
- Anna's pentomino page. Anna Gardberg makes pentominoes out of sculpey and agate.
- Art, Math,
and Computers -- New Ways of Creating Pleasing Shapes, C. Séquin,
Educator's TECH Exchange, Jan. 1996.
Art and Science of Tiling.
Penrose tiles at Carleton College.
- The Atomium, structure formed
for Expo 1958 in the form of nine spheres, representing an iron
crystal. The world's largest cube?
- Belousov's Brew.
A recipe for making spiraling patterns in chemical reactions.
- Beyond the Möbius strip.
Construction templates for paper models of Möbius-related three-dimensional surfaces.
- Constructing Boy's surface out of paper and tape.
circles: theorems in wheat fields. Various hoaxers make geometric
models by trampling plants.
- The downstairs half bath.
Bob Jenkins decorated his bathroom with ceramic and painted pentagonal tiles.
- Helaman Ferguson mathematical sculpture.
- Fisher Pavers.
A convex heptagon and some squares produce an interesting four-way
symmetric tiling system.
- Fun with Fractals and
the Platonic Solids. Gayla Chandler places models of polyhedra and
polyhedral fractals such as the Sierpinski tetrahedron in scenic outdoor
settings and photographs them there.
- Geometrinity, geometric sculpture by Denny North.
with growth spirals on the basal pinacoids. Pretty pictures of
spirals in crystals. (A pinacoid, it turns out, is a plane parallel to
two crystallographic axes.)
triambic icosidodecahedron quilt,
made by Mark Newbold and Sarah Mylchreest with the aid of
Mark's hyperspace star polytope slicer.
Hansen-Smith makes geometric art out of paper plates.
- George Hart's
hyperbolic surface activity page. Tom Holroyd describes hyperbolic
surfaces occurring in nature, and explains how to make a paper model of
a hyperbolic surface based on a tiling by heptagons.
- A hyperboloid
in Kobe, Japan, in the 1940s.
- Aaron Kellner Linear Sculpture.
Art in the form of geometric tangles of metal and wood rods.
Pentominos, Eric Harshbarger. He writes that the hard part was
finding legos in enough different colors.
See also his
math puzzles page.
- Making your own set of Penrose rhombs, N. Casey.
Quilts by Andrew Lipson.
His site seems to be down now but the Internet Archive saves the day again.
in John Robinson's symbolic sculptures. Borromean rings, torus
knots, fiber bundles, and unorientable geometries.
minimal winter's tale. Macalester College's snow sculpture of
Enneper's surface wins second place at Breckenridge.
of Mathematical Machines at the University Museum of Natural Science
and Scientific Instruments of the University of Modena.
Main exhibit is in Italian but there is an English
- Wooden frame models
by Ron Nelson.
- Penrose quilt on a
snow bank, M.&S. Newbold. See also
Clemens' Penrose quilt.
Tilings at Miami Univ.
- Pentagonal coffee table with rhombic bronze casting related to the Penrose tiling, by Greg Frederickson.
- Plato, Fuller, and the three little pigs.
Paul Flavin makes tensegrity structures out of ball point pens and
stick bombs, lashings and weavings in the plane, F. Saliola.
- Ram's Horn
cardboard model of an interesting 3d spiral shape bounded by a helicoid
and two nested cones.
mathématique sur Bruxelles. Student project to photograph
city features of mathematical interest and model them in Cabri.
- Robinson Friedenthal polyhedral explorations.
- Rubik's Cube
Menger Sponge, Hana Bizek.
- Santa Rosa
Menger Cube made by Tom Falbo and helpers at Santa Rosa Junior College
from 8000 1"-cubed oak blocks.
- Solid object which generates an anomalous picture.
Kokichi Sugihara makes models of Escher-like illusions from folded paper.
He has plenty more where this one came from, but maybe the others
aren't on the web.
the Petersen Graph Zome Challenge.
David MacMahon discovers that there is no way to make a
non-self-intersecting peterson graph with Zome tool.
Includes VRML illustrations.
minaret of Samara.
- Spiral tea
cozy, Kathleen Sharp.
tower. Photo of a building in Iraq, part of a web essay on the
geometry of cyberspace.
- Steve's sprinklers.
An interesting 3d polygon made of copper pipe forms various symmetric 2d shapes
when viewed from different directions.
dodecahedrally decorated Japanese thread ball.
See also Summer's
temari gallery for many more.
table by Theo Gray, displaying the
of the 3-4-5 right triangle.
- University of Arizona
mathematical models collection.
zometool design software for OS X and Windows.
(Warning, web site may be down on off-hours.)
- Geometric sculpture by Elias