Parthenon using hypocycloids for the columns.
Updated 14 Dec 2010

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Use drawParthenon.m to run the program.

I created this in Spring 2009 for an image processing course in Temple University. The third week of classes, my professor told us to do the facade of the Pantheon using basic cylinders (which we had just learned about). I thought he said Parthenon so I did the Parthenon instead. I thought using cylinders for the columns was too simple, so I used hypocycloids (which he had mentioned in a previous class) to build the columns; they look more realistic this way. I enjoyed the little project so, instead of just building the front of the building, I took a little extra time to do the whole thing.
I used some matrix transformations to enlarge, rotate, and translate some figures. Finally, I added a light source to make it more realistic.

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Gustavo Orellana (2024). Parthenon (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R2008a
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