The Golden Icosahedron

The Golden Icosahedron

The Platonic Icosahedron has twenty faces which are equilateral triangles. In the Golden Icosahedron, twelve of those triangles (the yellow ones) have been replaced by acute, isosceles triangles with a leg:base ratio which is the Golden Ratio.

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6 Responses to The Golden Icosahedron

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  4. Dave Smith says:

    Simple but elegant!

    Liked by 1 person

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