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Tetra - Dome 3 HZ

The top hexagon divided with a hexagram star, made geodesic by projecting vertices to the sphere. One of many options for making the top triangles smaller and easier to cover on the larger dome.

On this example, the simplified version is shown with door frame removed, making a nice simple covered gazebo dome.

“X” type subdivisions can be used, keeping original dome faces flat but adding more hubs and struts including “FI” (Face Intermediate) struts for added understructure to support heavy roofing.This variation shows in-centers of the top main triangles projected outward making more shallow pyramids, with fountain added….