In 1975 I started a journey of investigation into the tiling of the
Pentagon sparked by an article by Martin Gardner in my son's Scientific American
. At that time I became thoroughly intrigued with the question of whether there were any
more ways to tile the Pentagon. I started my search to find possible new ways to tile the
pentagon. Between 1976 and 1977 I discovered four more new types of tessellating
pentagons. For a short history of that and my method click on the following link:
There are now known to be 14 different types of pentagon tiling. To see a chart of
these click on the following link: "The 14 Different Types of Convex
Pentagons that Tile the Plane".
Below are the four types of Pentagons
that I discovered and some of my
Click on the
link below to see a tessallation design
I made based on a type 9 pentagon.