GEK1518 Mathematics in Art and Architecture, Homework 1.

Make paper models of the five Platonic solids and the thirteen Archimedean solids. You can print out the nets from Paper Models of Polyhedra. You may also want to look at Polyhedron Model-Making Tips and Paper Polyhedra by George Hart.

Please do this homework in your project groups.

You will get 8/10 for making a complete set of models. The two additional points will be based on appearance.


Helmer Aslaksen
Department of Mathematics
National University of Singapore
helmer.aslaksen@gmail.com