Bou Inania Madrasah
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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 45°.
- Contains four regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- Contains five regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- There are 8 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite and one dart) and one reflective pair.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has four finite interlaces and no infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 989 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 71, top left (Bou Inania Madrasah, Fez, Morocco) of Degeorge, G Ěerard and Porter. The Art of the Islamic Tile, Paris, 2002. ISBN 208010876. [degeorge2] {}(1351-6AD, 751-7AH)
- Photo by David Wade: MOR 0203 (Bou Inania Madrasah, Fez, Morocco) of David Wade. Website: patterninislamicart.com, UK, 2015. [wadei] {Website}(1351-6AD, 751-7AH)
- Fig 9.6b of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
Photographs
Collections of similar tilings
Patterns using same tiles: 2
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