Royal Palace, Marrakesh
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Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *442 (p4m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 45°.
- Contains three squares.
- Contains two regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- Contains two regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- There are 7 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite) and one reflective pair.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has two finite interlaces and no infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 347 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Fig 11.9b of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
- Vol1, page 390 (Royal Palace, Marrakesh, Morocco) of Paccard, AndrĂ©. Traditional Islamic craft in Moroccan architecture, Saint-Jorioz, France, 1980. ISBN 286486003. [paccard] {2 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.}
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