Modular origami « paper and polyhedra. August 31, 2009, 00:00 Oh, there are so many things I want to do, but so little time.
And why am I always distracted by all these little things anyways? Origami Nut » Modular. Origami - MM's Modular Mania. Origami. Pikagami Randomness - Origami Icosahedron by Lewis Simon and Bennett... Chinese Unit Origami – Gives a Singular Voice to the Unity of Many. Swan. Module Handicraft Page 2. Dixie Cup Spherical Dodecahedron. All you need is a glue gun and 140 5 oz.
Dixie Cups to achieve this rigid erection! Make several - then show off your amazing balls to friends and family! Then show them the thing you made out of 140 Dixie Cups! Umulius.html. Modular Origami - models folded by Michał Kosmulski. Menger-sponge-sonobe.jpg (640×480) Modular Origami.
This step is the same for the icosahedron, octahedron, or the cube.
Start with a single piece of square paper. Fold it in half, and then open it again. Sonobe module. Instuctions for making this model Below is the Sonobe unit, designed by Mitsonobu Sonobe, which I learned from Kazuyo Inoue.
Above is the capped icosahedron which she made for me from this unit; you need to make about 30 units for this, but you only need six if you want to make a cube. Since this must be very well known, I'm only putting a very brief picture of how to make it. The second line of instructions gives a little more detail for the last step. Just in case you want more details than above, you can find some more diagams here and here. Cecilia Cotton >> Origami. Me! - gallery of modular origami. VRML Models of Modular Origami. Modular Origami VRML Models Modular origami involves folding several identical or similar pieces (called units), which are then joined, usually without glue.
Although I prefer single-sheet origami, some modular models are extremely attractive and elegant, not the least in the mathematical sense. Origami Kusudama ✿ Margerite ✿ Moving cubes. Moving Cubes (no tape) Amazing Paper part 2.