Form-Finding Experiments with Resilient Cyclic Knots

Dmitri Kozlov
Proceedings of Bridges 2013: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2013)
Pages 419–422 Short Papers


The paper describes two recent experimental workshops lead by the author. The aim of the work was to design and build large-scale models of cyclic periodic knots made of resilient filaments. The complicated knots of this type behave as kinetic structures and form tense dome-like forms.