Whirled White Web: Art and Math in Snow

Brent Collins, Steve Reinmuth, Dan Schwalbe, Carlo Séquin and Stan Wagon
Meeting Alhambra, ISAMA-BRIDGES Conference Proceedings (2003)
Pages 383–392


At the 13th International Snow Sculpting Championship in Breckenridge, CO, Jan 28. - Feb.l, 2003, Team Minnesota, USA, consisting of the above five authors, carved a 12-foot tall, twisted Scherk-Collins Toroid celebrating a 7-year collaboration between Brent Collins and Carlo Sequin. This paper describes the concept, the detailed design, and the implementation of this very temporary piece of art.