Interactive Modeling Of Muqarnas

Muqarnas is a mesmerizing element of Islamic architecture that exhibits intricate geometry. It has been widely used in many countries in middle east, and southern parts of Europe since 11th century.

In this project, we have studied the geometry and structure of muqarnas and explore methods and techniques to create virtual models of this structures.

A demo of the Final version of this system:

Faramarz F. Samavati

My research interests include Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling, Visualization, and Digital Earth.


Designing Persian Floral Patterns using Circle Packing. (2012)

In this paper, we present a novel approach toward generating floral patterns. We extract the essence of a pattern aside from its …

Interactive modeling of muqarnas (2011)

Muqarnas is a mesmerizing 3D feature of Islamic architecture that exhibit intricate geometry. Such designs are composed of several …