|bent pyramid of king Snefrou - Dahchnour||pyramids of Mykerinos, Khephren and Kheops - Gizeh|
triangulated facade of the replica of the cave Chauvet near Vallon-Pont-D'arc - Ardèche (France) |
|Whitney museum - New-York (USA)||Futuroscope - Poitiers (France)||Federation Square - Melbourne (Australia)|
|dodecahedral house - Bogota (Colombia)||polyhedral house - New-York (USA)||Kivivik igloo - Feroe islands (Danemark)|
|Carpe Diem - Paris, La Défense (France)
||Great Arch - Paris, La Défense (France)
(representation of the hypercube)
|Citylights - Paris, Seguin island (France)|
In 2019, Saint Gobain will transfer its head office to Paris, La Défense, in an outstanding glass tower 165 meters high.
This skyscraper, made up of "crystals" which will make it transparent or sparkling, will use the geometry of rhombohedra.
commercial center Beaugrenelle - Paris (France)
|assemblies of rectangular parallelepipeds (a tower, the roof of the theater) - a park with polyhedra|
The Atomium (André Waterkeyn) at the Brussels World's Fair (Belgium, 1958) represents a base cell of an iron crystal.
(the nine spheres are the eight vertices and the center of a cube)
|dome of the American pavilion (Richard Buckminster Fuller)
World Fair of Montreal (Canada)
|geodesic dome at the "Cité des Sciences" - Paris, La Vilette (France)
(the triangles are not plane, thus it is not a polyhedron)
|dome of the auditorium - Paris, Seguin island (France)|
|assemblies of lozenges in spirals|
|Louis Vuiton foundation - Paris, acclimation garden at bois de Boulogne (France)
This beautiful building carried out by Frank Gehry and decorated by Daniel Buren is devoted to art and culture.
(the volumes which build it up are not polyhedra and the "sails" which cover it are not plane)
more polyhedral art: classical - modern
||convex polyhedra - non convex polyhedra - interesting polyhedra - related subjects||February 2004 |