Bridges 2012 Regular Paper
Bringing M. C. Escher's Planaria to Life
(Proceedings pages 57–64)
M.C. Escher's lithograph, Planaria, embodies mathematical ideas
that have inspired me to design building kits that can be used to
make structures of octahedra and tetrahedra on a human-size scale.
The geometric foundations are outlined and a series of designs are
shown that culminate in large constructions made of laser-cut