Using Polyhedral Stellations for Creation of Organic Geometric Sculptures

Vladimir Bulatov
Proceedings of Bridges 2009: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2009)
Pages 193–198 Regular Papers


We describe the process of making metal sculptures starting from geometric constructions based on stellation of polyhedra. Symmetry transformations and various algorithms of mesh subdivision are used to convert straight edges and planes of stellated polyhedra into smooth organic shapes.