Beautiful Penrose tile in architecture

Meredith College


Amsterdam


Kuilema Pottery


Alex Feldman


Helsinki, Finland


Eric Osman


Mark's garage


Puget Sound


Carleton College


Qatar,PBS-NOW


Mike Guetta (Montreal)


Richard & Leonie




Most of the tiles used in architecture are periodic. The same tile and pattern
can be extended and repeated to infinity on the plane. It is rare to see
aperiodic tiles. Here is a small sample of Penrose tiles. Other examples are
found in Australia and Europe. It takes a lot more planning and work to install
Penrose tiles. This challenge seems to make the Penrose tile more desirable.


Fractals in art and nature

Art with math ideas

Penrose kit and dart with "inflation method"

This CD has more information on Penrose tiles and other tessellations


William's home page

Photo credit:
Penrose bench in Amsterdam by Javier Lopez
Kuilema Pottery: http://www.stonewaretile.com
Meredith College, David Allen Company, photo by David Timberlake
Helsinki Science Museum, Finland, by Kadon Enterprises
Mark's garage in Colorado by Dave Boll
University of Puget Sound, Science Center, Foucault Pendulum
Mathematics and Computer Science Building, Carleton College by Michael Tie
Education City in Qatar, NOW TV show at PBS May 16, 2008
Mike Guetta is owner of penrosetiles.ca, which produce non-periodic tiles in Montreal, Canada.