Re: Re(2): Chinese statuary (was: Re: thoughts on domes and markets)

On Sun, 10 Jan 1999 17:41:53 -0600, you wrote:

>Kirby writes:
>> That's pretty much the image I was thinking of (good find!).  
>> To me, the sphere's 3-way weave pattern does indeed appear 
>> geodesic. That looks like a pentagon over by the left toe 
>> (mostly we see omnitriangulated hexagons).
>It looks to me like a cross-hatching of two sets of parallels of latitude,
>resulting in diamond-shaped cells, with only one great circle in each set.
>But I can't really tell.

I've partially traced over a blow-up to show you what I think I'm 

Compare this to views of the Fuller/Sadao geodesic dome in 
Montreal, linked from: ("his geodesic 
dome" -- 2nd paragraph -- the scroll down to Images at the
Great Buildings site).


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