# Tag Archives: Alhambra

## Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss – ein Geburtstagsgruß – A Birthday Tessellation for April 30th.

According to Wikepedia, Chapter m Verse n among the mathematical achievements of Carl Friedrich Gauss was the calculation of his own birthdate, by a process akin to calculating the date of Easter for a given year, which process many of … Continue reading

## Lattice Labyrinth Tilings and Pavings: An Image Gallery

The thumbnailed gallery below is a handy summary of images included in the various posts of the Lattice Labyrinths blog and has now been copied as a page of the blog. In the course of time that page will tend … Continue reading

## Celebrating April Weddings , Two Wedding Anniversary Labyrinths, April 13th and April 26th

Back to pretty pictures, but with some of the skeletal structure of the tessellations shown. ( Scarthin Books, my some days job, is in the middle of a crowdfunding exercise to Prop up the Shop, its over a mile of … Continue reading

## Eine kleine Mathmusik : From Lattice Labyrinths via √-1 to Pythagorean Triples

Since starting this blog I have made a point of “following” twitter accounts maintained by passionate mathematics teachers and many have paid me the complement of following me in return. It is time I thanked them/you for this complement by … Continue reading

## A Lattice Labyrinth for two Olivers

1983 is not on the list of possibles for a Lattice Labyrinth based on the square lattice. It is a number divisible by 3, which makes it impossible for a Trefoil Labyrinth but a candidate for a Labyrinth based on … Continue reading

## A New Year’s Labyrinth for Rosie

Here’s Trefoil Lattice Labyrinth (44,1). Just six supertiles are shown, each comprised of 1981 equilateral triangles. This is yet another strikingly handsome tessellation, displaying a strong family likeness to other (e,1) cases, such as (42,1) with an 1807-triangle supertile illustrated … Continue reading

## Tessellating a Getting on a Bit Birthdate

A CHRISTMAS POST. After too many equations and figures and too much jargon in recent posts, here’s a Lattice Labyrinth for the birth cohort of 1944. I think it’s also the first Honeycomb Lattice Labyrinth I’ve posted – and the … Continue reading

## Great Triangular Tessellations!

Birthdate Years that may be Supertile areas of Trefoil or Honeycomb Labyrinths Trefoil Labyrinths have supertitle area, S = (e2 + ef + f2), so we are looking for e and f that give  (e2 + ef + f2) equal … Continue reading

## A Labyrinth for Mischa

Here’s a little Christmas Present for Mischa – a Labyrinth to celebrate the auspicious year of your birth, 2005. There you are, in the centre surrounded by four contemporary friends. Postscript, 2.7.2014. I forgot to explain that this is Chinese … Continue reading

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## Trefoil from Heaven 1807

Having posted a moderately high-order Chinese Labyrinth, here is a beautiful cousin from the TREFOIL LABYRINTH family This figure includes just six supertiles, each made up of 1807 equilateral triangles. Two supertiles (0ne coloured yellow, one red) make up the … Continue reading