Monthly Archives: August 2016

Altair Design – Page Update

Have updated the Altair design page with a new animation that shows the logic of how the designs are generated plus how the designs themselves can be perceived – with imagination, with logic, with creativity.

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Shape Changing Polyhedra – Updated Page

Have updated the Shape Changing Polyhedra page with movie clips and animations that introduce this new family of design and architectural structures.

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Dynamic Sphere Geometry – Updated Page

Have updated the “Dynamic Sphere Geometry” page. Applications are architectural, design, new materials. Revised page has updated animations showing how close packing sphere arrangements (of different sized spheres) are generated, examples of sequences and an example of an architectural lattice generated … Continue reading

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Bridges Conference 2016 University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

Just returned from the Bridges Conference held this year at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. Met some great people, mathematicians, architects, designers… Presented “Shape Changing Polyhedra,” from my latest book “3D Thinking” to be published by Thames and Hudson Ltd … Continue reading

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Radio Interview

Just appeared on KPCW; this morning in fact. Questions raised have made me think a bit more broadly about October’s, “Geomorph – Everything Changes When Mathematics Meets Art,” exhibition at the Leonardo in Salt Lake City. I made a comment … Continue reading

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PCCAPS

Have been working with four Park City, Utah, high school students on projects for Rockwell Collins and Overstock.com – as part of the PCCAPS program. The idea is to have students work on valid projects for corporations and to build … Continue reading

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Spheres Steiner Chain

In geometry, a Steiner chain is a set of n circles, all of which are tangent to two given non-intersecting circles (blue and red) where n is finite and each circle in the chain is tangent to the previous and next circles in the chain.

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