13 seeds / 36 rods #Color #M-size.
+ 2 seeds and 2 rods extra
The Vector Equilibrium is formed by pointing 8 tetrahedrons inwards, the exact opposite of the Star Tetrahedron, using the same amount of rods but needs 1 seed less.
The Vector Equilibrium, as its name describes, is the only geometric form wherein all of the vectors are of equal length and angular relationship (60° angles throughout). From a physics standview it represents the ultimate and perfect condition wherein the movement of energy comes to a state of absolute equilibrium, and therefore absolute stillness and nothingness. As Buckminster Fuller states, because of this it is the zero-phase from which all other forms emerge.
“The vector equilibrium is the zero starting point for happenings or non happenings: it is the empty theater and empty circus and empty Universe ready to accommodate any act and any audience.”
- Buckminster Fuller
Sankakkei Star Tetrahedron Seed #M-series.
Size: ø 12 mm - The ‘Star Tetrahedron’ seed enables you to build the Tetrahedron, Octahedron, Star Tetrahedron, Vector Equilibrium, Isotropic Vector Matrix and the 64-Tetrahedron Cube or any other structure with tetrahedronal angles and axis.
Sankakkei Rods #Color #M-size.
Size: ø 3 mm with a length of 6.4 cm.
Note: Although I'm very pleased with the service and quality Shapeways and 3D-printing has to offer, this is still a prototype product and will be perfected in factory production and completed with a stylized packaging.
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