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Diagrams for a simple modular from 2:1 rectangles, released in open access to celebrate the World Origami Days 2016.
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This is a followup of my previous article, Pentakis Dodecahedron (Issue 35), featuring variation patterns. Mono paper such as copy paper or Tant is a must.
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by Mukul Achawal
Diagrams for a 30 unit modular dodecahedron with color change by Mukul Achawal of India.
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Diagrams for a simple modular from squares 4" or smaller. For larger constructions though, use paper of proportion \(5:3\sqrt{3}\), i.e., \(1:1.039\).
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Photo diagrams for a 30 unit modular with subtle curves by Aldos Marcell of Nicaragua. Assemblies with other number of units possible as well.
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Diagrams for a simple Sonobe type modular made from approximately 1:5 rectangles. This design is great for any leftover strips you may have amassed when sizing paper for other projects.
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by Bob Voelker
Bob Voelker presents diagrams for an equilateral triangle module.
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Diagrams for a 12 or 30 unit modular with color change. The starting paper size ratio for an unit is 1:3.
Paolo Bascetta is well known world-wide for his Bascetta star. He now offers us diagrams for a new creation, PB Ghirlanda.
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Diagrams for a 30-unit Sonobe type design with color change. Other assemblies such as 3, 6, 12 or larger number of units are possible as well.
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Ekaterina "Kate" Lukesheva, profiled in the November-December 2014 issue of The Fold offers us diagrams for another modular creation, Floramia.
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Diagrams for a 30 unit modular design.
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Diagrams for a simple 5 or 6 unit sturdy modular design.
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Building Block Units (BBU) are a new family of modular origami units, with over one hundred different interlocking module designs.
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by Meenakshi Mukerji & Ittai Hacohen
The 3-unit Sonobe hexahedron (Toshie's Jewel) and the 12-unit Sonobe octahedral assembly are well known Sonobe constructions. But did you know that you can also construct the former with double the number of units, and the latter with half the number of units, i.e., both shapes from 6 units?
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Diagrams for a floral modular designed by Ekaterina Lukasheva.
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A discussion of an alternate Sonobe Unit assembly which produces a surprisingly different result than the conventional one. Diagrams included.
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Narong Krined
Diagrams for a beautiful 12 or 30 unit Sonobe Variation.
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by Joel Stern
Diagrams for a multi-sheet house designed by Joel Stern for use in developmental psychology.
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Diagrams for a beautiful 12 or 30 unit modular.
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Diagrams for the solid version of the Compound of 5 Tetrahedra aka the 47th Stellation of the Icosahedron, similar to the very popular frame version by Tom Hull/Francis Ow, known as Five Intersecting Tetrahedra or FIT. Some mathematics has been discussed as well.
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Diagrams for a 30-unit modular design by Ekaterina Lukasheva.
Diagrams for various decorative cubes based on Froebel designs applied to blintzed windmill bases.
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Diagrams for a 6 unit cube with hearts on all faces and two specially colored diagonally opposite vertices. 24-unit assemblies are possible and left as challenge.
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Diagrams for a 30-unit modular design by Ekaterina Lukasheva of Russia.
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Diagrams for a simple, eight-piece modular ring.
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Diagrams for a 30 piece modular design by Natalia Romanenko of Moldova.
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Diagrams for a 30-unit modular design by Ekaterina Lukasheva of Russia.
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by Irina Reutskaya
Diagrams for a 30-piece modular design by Irina Reutskaya of Russia.
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Diagrams for a two piece modular star designed by Sy Chen that can rotate to change form.
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by Daniel Reutsky
Diagrams for a 30-piece modular design by Daniel Reutsky of Russia.
by Nobuko Okabe
This article introduces readers to Star Festival, Variation 1, a model made with 16 units.
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Diagrams for a 30-piece modular design by Maria Vakhrusheva of Russia.
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Diagrams for a 30-piece modular design by Valentina Minayeva of Ukraine.
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Diagrams and video for a 6 piece modular star by Maria Sinayskaya.
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by Thomas E. Cooper
Diagrams for a simple pyramid model with variations, used for to help teach geometry.
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Diagrams for a 30 piece modular by Uniya Filonova of Russia.
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Diagrams for a 8 piece modular star by Maria Sinayskaya of South Africa.
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Diagrams for a 30 piece modular design by Natalia Romanenko of Moldova.
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Diagrams for a modular pureland rose made from 1:2 rectangles.
Diagrams for a modular star "Hilli" by Klaus-Dieter Ennen, as well as video instructions by Sara Adams
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A simple yet elegant Sonobe variation by Meenakshi Mukerji.
Diagrams for the model Six Intersecting Pentagrams, plus an article on its history.
by Francesco Mancini
Puzzles and Modular Origami have a lot in common. With both you get some units and must assemble them to get a 3D model. Here is an origami version for a classic Russian puzzle.
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Learn to fold a family of modular units that can create a wide variety of deltahedra, polyhedra whose faces are equilateral triangles.
This 10 Unit Flower has two identical sides, and benefits greatly when folded from duo paper. It is based on a simple starting point for some other models, like the 8 Unit Ring.
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Meenakshi Mukerji
30 pieces of paper are folded to make a modular version of the Compound of Five Octahedra model.
by Ilan Garibi
Can you cut paper with origami instead of scissors? While trying to design a 24 unit Stellated Octahedron, I got stuck with all the math involved and decided to make it simple - cut the intersected units by folding.
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by David Petty. Diagrammed by Nick Robinson
Diagrams for a \(60^\circ\) Modular Star by David Petty
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Diagrams for a classic puzzle, typically made of wood.
by Ilan Garibi
Diagrams for a Star of David from 6 units.
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by Ashley Nishihara
Thinking about some special decoration for the upcoming holidays? Here is a great project created by Kindergarten students at Oahu’s Le Jardin Academy that would work great for any special celebration.
This is a two steps project, for a lovely coffee table piece.
Diagrams for two modular designs.
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Design and folding instructions for one of the 54 polypolyhedra using dollar bills.
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by Ancella Simoes
This new modular ring was inspired by Mette Pederson's design.
Diagrams for an elegant seven piece color-change modular.
Diagrams and video tutorial for a color-change box modular.
The fourth installment of a series reviewing types of paper for folding. This article reviews printing paper, probably the most widely available paper out there.
The third installment of a series reviewing types of paper for folding. This article reviews Japanese Foil paper, which is especially suitable for more advanced folds, such as insects.
The second installment of a series reviewing types of paper for folding. This article reviews Tant paper which may be the most versatile paper for Origami uses.
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Commentary on folding, supporting, and displaying this famous model designed by the late Issei Yoshino. Model constructed by the members of <a href="http://origamit.scripts.mit.edu/" target="blank">OrigaMIT</a>, MIT's origami club.
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by Tom Hull
Learn how to fold Molly Kahn's 3-unit modular Hexahedron and marvel at the multitude of math manifested around this model!