Dodecadodecahedon as Ornament

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Dodecadodecahedon as Ornament by pmoews Dec 19, 2013
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Here is an approximate dodecadodecahedron created by a method that avoids overlapping triangles.

The 20 sets of rhombic clusters on a dodecahedron have been replaced by 20 sets of congruent triangles. The point where the triangles meet moves in and out along a line passing through the origin dependent on the value of a scale factor. One choice of scale factor makes a dodecadodecahedron; negating that choice results in a dodecahedron.

OpenSCAD code is included.


A raft and external support helps with the overhang at the base of the dodecadodecahedron.

A scad file which animates the change between forms is included.

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