Fruit Crate Sculpture (2013)



Inspired by Waxing Gibbous by Jeannine Mosely, I began repurposing fruit crates from the school cafeteria for polyhedral sculptures of my own.  In my attempts, I discovered I could construct a sculpture corresponding to any Archimedean solid in which four faces meet at a vertex.  There are only five of this kind:

Fruit Crate-able Polyhedra


octahedron 1octahedron 2
Octahedron 3


Cuboctahedron triangular viewCuboctahedron square view


Icosidodecahedron Triangular viewIcosidodecahedron pentagonal view


Rhombicuboctahedron 1
Rhombicuboctahedron 2Rhombicuboctahedron 3

Rhombicosidodecahedron still to come…


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