Coda: Unwrapping the Cube: A Photographic Essay (With technical assistance of C. Todd Stuart and photography by Bruce Anderson)

  • Arthur L. Loeb
Part of the Design Science Collection book series (DSC)


In Synergetics (R. Buckminster Fuller, E. J. Applewhite, and A. L. Loeb, op. cit.) and in Chapter 6 of this volume we discussed the instability of the cube, and the stability of triangulated solids such as the octahedron and the tetrahedron. The importance of the rhombohedral dodecahedron was stressed in Chapters 16 and 17.


Space Structure Regular Tetrahedron Surface Angle Obtuse Apex Face Diagonal 
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© Arthur L. Loeb 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur L. Loeb
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  1. 1.Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Carpenter Center for the Visual ArtsHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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