Spiral Developable Sculptures of Ilhan Koman

Tevfik Akgün, Irfan Kaya, Ahmet Koman and Ergun Akleman
Bridges Donostia: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2007)
Pages 47–52


In this paper, we present spiral developable sculptural forms invented by Ilhan Koman approximately 25 years ago. We identify the mathematical procedure behind Koman’s spiral developable forms and show that using this procedure, a variety of spiral developable forms can be constructed.