Exploring the Vertices of a Triacontahedron

Robert Weadon Rollings
Proceedings of Bridges 2013: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2013)
Pages 433–434 Short Papers


The rhombic triacontahedron can be used as a framework for locating the vertices of the five platonic solids. The five models presented here, which are made of babinga wood and brass rods illustrate this relationship.