Plexagon - Pleated Hexagon
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|Paul Bourke, Ron Evans|
|Plexagon is a new modular geometry based on the radial pleating of polygonal plates, and their joining or co-bracing into 3D modules. This engineering approach can form a very practical basis for modular greenhouses (using recycled plastic sheeting) and modular homes (using fibrous and metal sheeting) for the world's homeless and refugees. Plexagon is a newly identified family of hexagonal dipyramidal scanelohedra.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Math Topics:||Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Architecture, Engineering|
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