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A Polyhedron Featuring Eight Regular Enneagons and Twenty-four Kites

I made this using Stella 4d, which you can try for free right here.

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A Chiral Polyhedron Made of Kites and Triangles, Along with Its Dual, Made of Triangles and Isosceles Trapezoids

To make this polyhedron using Stella 4d (available here), one starts with the icosahedron, drops the symmetry of the model down from icosahedral to tetrahedral, and then stellates it once. The result is a chiral solid featuring four triangular faces … Continue reading

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Eight Kite-Rhombus Solids, Plus Five All-Kite Polyhedra — the Convex Hulls of the Thirteen Archimedean-Catalan Compounds

In a kite-rhombus solid, or KRS, all faces are either kites or rhombi, and there are at least some of both of these quadrilateral-types as faces. I have found eight such polyhedra, all of which are formed by creating the … Continue reading

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Shield Mandala

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Two Dozen Kites Each, in Three Sets, as Faces of a Polyhedron

This was created using Stella 4d, a program you can buy, or try for free, at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.

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Five Polyhedra Featuring Kites, as Well as Other Polygons, as Faces

Software credit: I used Stella 4d (available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php) to create these polyhedral images.

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An Oblique Truncation of the Tetrahedron

This polyhedron has sixteen faces: four equilateral triangles, and a dozen kites. It was created using Stella 4d, which may be found at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.

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