Thursday, 30 April 2009

Local Curvature

In this example, the turtle is connected with a graph, defining the local curvature of the resulting curve

The relation between local curvature and the curve shape,
taken from S. Wolframs book, p. 418

Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Turtle Graphics

This VB.Net module calculates a turtle path
Read an introduction to Turtle Geometry here

An analog turtle build by Grey Walter in the fifties

Thursday, 2 April 2009

Beams on Surface

Beams around lines, aligned normal to surface
Height and width are adjustable

Compare Shigeru Ban's pavillon for the Rice Gallery

Reciprocal grid, example from Cecil Balmond's book, p. 143
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