Archimedean Solids and Catalan Solids
The Archimedean solids are the 13 convex semi-regular polyhedra, excluding the
infinite set of prisms and antiprisms. Each one has
regular faces, but not all the same, and all the vertices are of the same type,
that is they share the same relationship to the polyhedron as a whole. The
duals of these models are called the Catalan solids.
Each of these models was made from a single net generated by
but could also be made using
The nets for the Archimedean solids were printed onto white paper with a colour
printer, with Stella filling in the desired
colours on each face. Click on the images below to see a bigger picture and
get more information about them.