Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Cairo Tiling

This pentagonal tesselationis called cairo tiling.

3D2REAL: A wall based on the cairo tesselation, designed and build by ILEK students.

Extension of the congress center Davos, currently under construction. The roof structure is based on the cairo tesselation. By Degelo Architekten, Engineer: Dr. Schwartz Consulting

The cairo pattern seems to be a blend of a diamond pattern and a chinese pattern.

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