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Thursday, 13 April 2017

Euclidian Egg Construction - Happy Easter!

Euclid (300BCE), sometimes called Euclid of Alexandria to distinguish him from Euclides of Megara, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the "father of geometry". He was active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I (323–283 BCE). His Elements is one of the most influential works in the history of mathematics, serving as the main textbook for teaching mathematics (especially geometry) from the time of its publication until the late 19th or early 20th century. In the Elements, Euclid deduced the principles of what is now called Euclidean geometry from a small set of axioms. Euclid also wrote works on perspective, conic sections, spherical geometry, number theory, and rigor. Source: Wikipedia

This Revit Recess entry will explain the steps required to create a Euclidian Egg in Revit. I have used Takaya Iwamoto's Draw a Real Chicken Egg as reference material.

I tend to get extremely confused when instructions state, for example, that the "centrepoint of circle A should intersect with point P1, while intersecting with circle H1's centrepoint". I tend to think in pictures, so instead you will find pictorial instructions on the required steps below.

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Have a safe and festive Holy Week and a joyful Easter Sunday, folks!

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