He's used 20 of them to create a truncated icosahedron, keeping the edges of the pieces as close as possible. This was achieved quite simply by making little stacks comprising a plate with clip, then a regular plate, then another plate with clip. I feel sure that variants of this shape will form the basis of many interesting builds that we will see from our builders over the next couple of months.
It was really hard to pick the builders for this challenge; 28 people applied and I only had 14 positions. I wanted to get a balance of known and lesser-known builders with a variety of building styles and ideas for using the part. The final list comprises Blair Archer, Brian D’Agostine (Dag), Chris Roberts, Christian Benito, Duncan Lindbo (donutsftw), Gabriel Thomson, Gary Davis, Jeremy Williams, Kev Levell, Li Li, Luc Byard, Neil Crosby, Tim Goddard and Tom Klatt. I'm sure you'll recognise some of those names, and hope that you don't know them all! My thanks to everyone who applied.
I will be posting creations ad hoc as they arrive, which might be a few weeks away yet, but you can expect another surprise coming very soon, built by Tim Goddard using Nexogons that he bought himself before I sent him some for this challenge! So stay tuned for more triangular fun.
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