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The Theory Platonic And Archimedian Solids Face Variations
Projection Variations Truncations Variations Why Choose Geodesic?

Following our choice of base polyhedron, in this case the icosahedron, the portion of it, in this case the upper half, and the face pattern, in this case a pattern of 16 triangles to each face, we then have a variety of projection variations to choose from. Projection refers to the way in which our choice of now-patterned polyhedron is projected on to a surface, and also to the choice of surface. Here we shall be using projection outwards in all directions away from a chosen point, but we will be looking at projection on to a variety of different surfaces.



Full Sphere



Three Twelfths



One Third



Five Twelfths



Hemisphere



Seven Twelfths



Two Thirds


Nine Twelfths


Ten Twelfths