Thursday 26 November 2009

Istanbul Street Parametrics

Spirograph toys for sale at the Sultan Ahmet station in Istanbul,Turkey.

Spirograph patterns generated with grasshopper.

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Wednesday 18 November 2009

Cairo Attractor

A diamond grid locally distorted by a cairo attractor

The moving attractor

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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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