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Unformatted text preview: Medieval Method of Construction Supposedly this construction was one of the secrets of Medieval Mason's guilds. It can be found in Bouleau p. 64. Durer's Construction of the Pentagon Another method of construction is given in Duret's "Instruction in the Measurement with the Compass and Ruler of Lines, Surfaces and Solids," 1525. Its the same construction as given in Geometria Deutsch, a German book of applied geometry for stonemasons and Golden Ratios in the Pentagram and Pentagon The pentagon and pentagram are also interesting because they are loaded with Golden ratios, as shown in Boles...
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- Fall '10
- Geometry, Golden ratio, Pentagram