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Another Octagon-Tessellation

I’ve lost count of how many tessellations of octagons have appeared here. This might be the fifth one.

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Another Tessellation of Octagons

Several tessellations of octagons have been published in this space in the past. Here’s the latest in this occasional series.

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Two Polyhedra, Each Featuring Enneagons and Octagons

I used Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator to make these. You can try it for yourself at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.

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Octagons Can Tile a Plane III

Unlike my previous octagon-tiling discoveries (see previous post), this is a chiral, radial tessellation, with the colors chosen to highlight that fact.

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Octagons Can Tile a Plane II

In April 2014, I found a tessellation of the plane which uses two kinds of octagons — both types equilateral, but only one type regular. Now, I have found two more ways to tessellate a plane with octagons, and these … Continue reading

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A Dozen Octagonal Mandalas, Rotating in the Dark

To create the octagonal mandalas, I used Geometer’s Sketchpad and MS-Paint. I then projected them onto the faces of an all-but invisible dodecahedron, and created this rotating .gif image of it, using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, software you can try for free, … Continue reading

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