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Read here about tensegrity structures composed of twelve struts, part of a series of pages organized by strut count.


The regular 12 strut tensegrity can describe a cube or cuboctahedron.

Models and ExamplesEdit

Snelson 12 Strut ModelEdit

Kenneth Snelson constructed a series of four tensegrity structures that metamorphose slowly from evoking a truncated octahedron to evoking a truncated cube. Each model features 12 struts in a new arrangement.

8 strut cube metamorphosis by Snelson.

You Can Touch This CubeEdit

See You Can Touch This.

Floating Logs by Tom FlemonsEdit

Floating logs by Flemons is composed of twelve logs.

Floating Logs by Tom Flemons.


For more information, see Flemons.

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