Fes medina
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Geometry
- Gold star pattern(photo).
Dynamic build of this pattern.
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *442 (p4m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 22.5°.
- Contains three squares.
- Contains 8 regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- Contains two regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- Contains one regular 16-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 45°.
- There are 13 non-regular reflective tiles (including 2 kites) and two reflective pairs.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has two finite interlaces and three infinite interlaces with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 1041 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Fig 10.4 of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
- Page 155 (Moulay Idriss Zaouia, Fez, Morocco. Fes medina, outside wall) of Jean-Marc CastÃ©ra. Arabesques: Decorative Art in Morocco, ACR Edition, Paris, 1999. ISBN 286770124. [castera] {Beautiful book.}
- Photo by David Wade: MOR 0620 (Moulay Ishmael Mosque, Fez) of David Wade. Website: patterninislamicart.com, UK, 2015. [wadei] {Website}
Photographs
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