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Modular origami « paper and polyhedra. August 31, 2009, 00:00 Oh, there are so many things I want to do, but so little time.

modular origami « paper and polyhedra

And why am I always distracted by all these little things anyways? I joined Flickr! Instead of posting to the LJ Scrapbook, I’ll upload new pics there. I really want to explore the features on the site and then network with all the origami groups and then post some hopefully amazing photos. I really should work on my photography and Photoshop skills. Anyways, I’ll post some of the older photos with commentary! Origami Nut » Modular. Origami - MM's Modular Mania. Origami. Model: K2 Diagram: moduł Toma Hulla Twórca: Robert Lang Komentarz: 20 przecinających się trójkątnych ramek, dokładniej to 5 przecinających się czworościanów, który zbydowany jest z 4 przecinających się trójkątnych ramek.

Jeden z najtrudniejszych modeli modułowych. Diagram: Tom Hull unit Creator: Robert Lang Comment: 20 intersecting triangel frames or 5 intersecting tetrahedras, which one of them is made from 4 intersecting triangel frames.. 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 Cup Spherical Dodecahedron

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! These Dixiespheres exhibit icosahedral symmetry, but other kinds are possible as well - I've included pictures of other Dixie Cup spherical constructions. I'd love to see any new ones you can come up with (especially if they exhibit some sort of symmetry), and I'd love to hear about how you use your Dixiespheres.

The Dixiesphere is composed of twenty spherical-hexagonal 7-cup modular units, which you will construct first. 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.

Modular Origami

Start with a single piece of square paper. Fold it in half, and then open it again. Fold both ends of the paper so they reach the middle of the square. Turn the paper and fold the sides as seen in the picture. Please note: you can fold either the left side or right side down, but you have to make all of the modules the same, or you are gonna have problems setting up. Repeat this step 6 times for the cube, 12 times for the stellated octahedron, ans 30 times for the stellated icosahedron. Sonobe module. Instuctions for making this model Below is the Sonobe unit, designed by Mitsonobu Sonobe, which I learned from Kazuyo Inoue.

Sonobe module

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. Kazuyo first showed me a kind of stellated icosohedron made from this unit; and there are lots more things to be made from it.

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.

VRML Models of Modular Origami

Although I prefer single-sheet origami, some modular models are extremely attractive and elegant, not the least in the mathematical sense. Most modular units are fairly simple to fold; however, assembling some models can be quite difficult, since some units cycle or "penetrate" one another. Static diagrams and pictures are often not enough to solve placement ambiguity; in this case, assembly is greatly eased if a finished model is available for reference.

These VRML ("virtual reality") models are intended as an aid to folders who didn't yet finish or don't have at hand a "real" instance of those remarkable origami creations. If your browser shows the models as text, you might have to install a plug-in or separate viewer. Copyright © 2002 Carlos A. Origami Kusudama ✿ Margerite ✿ Moving cubes. Moving Cubes (no tape) Amazing Paper part 2.