Octagon

In geometry, an octagon (from the Greek ὀκτάγωνον oktágōnon, "eight angles") is a regular polygon that has eight sides. A regular octagon is represented by the Schläfli symbol {8}.

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List Of Octagonal Buildings And Structures
... Octagon buildings and structures are characterized by an octagonal plan form, whether a perfect geometric octagon or a regular eight-sided polygon with approximately equal sides ... The oldest known octagon-shaped building is the Tower of the Winds in Athens, Greece, which was constructed circa 300 B.C ... Octagon houses were popularized in the United States in the mid-19th century and there are too many to list here, see instead List of octagon houses ...
Loren Andrus Octagon House
... The Loren Andrus Octagon House, also known as Washington Octagon House, is an historic octagonal house located at 57500 Van Dyke Street just north of 26 Mile Road in Washington Township, Macomb ... It is now owned by the Friends of the Loren Andrus Octagon House, Inc ... added to the National Register of Historic Places as the Washington Octagon House ...
Scottish New Zealander - Dunedin
... The Octagon was first laid out during Charles Kettle's surveying of the city in 1846 ... the reserve status, the Church of England sought to build in the centre of the Octagon, applying directly to Governor Sir George Grey ... Anglicans being forced to withdraw their plans for The Octagon (The Anglican St ...
Smoothed Octagon
... The smoothed octagon is a geometrical construction conjectured to have the lowest maximum packing density of the plane of all centrally symmetric convex shapes ... It is constructed by replacing the corners of a regular octagon with a section of a hyperbola that is tangent to the two sides adjacent to the corner and ... The smoothed octagon has a maximum packing density, ηso given by This is lower than the maximum packing density of circles, which is ...
Octagon, Alabama - Geography
... Octagon is located at 32°12′14″N 87°45′18″W / 32.204°N 87.755°W / 32.204 -87.755Coordinates 32°12′14″N 87°45′18″W / 32.204°N 87.755°W / 32.204 -87.755 and has an ...