Modular origami

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There have been numerous installments of Math Monday on origami or kirigami of one mathematical form or another, but today is the first time we've covered a classic workhorse from this genre: the Sonobe modular origami unit. One of the simplest and most versatile of the modular units, there's so much to say about Sonobe that today we're going to start from the basics (parallelogram one?) and next time we'll take it to places I hope you've never seen it go before.

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Christina Reif
Modular Sonobe Origami Ball - blue, geen, yellow - 270 pieces Diy, Origami, Paper Folding, Modular Origami, 3d Origami, Origami Lamp, Origami Instructions, Origami And Kirigami, Diy Origami

Modular Sonobe Origami Ball in blue, green, and yellow. Made from 270 sheets of 9cm x 9cm semi-stiff paper. There are 4 different shades of each base color (b, g, y). Each unit is handmade by me =) Diameter/Height - 9.5" (24.1cm) to 10.5" (26.6cm) Circumference - 31"(78.7cm) at narrowest to 34" (86.4cm) at widest Geometrically, this model is not a perfect sphere, but it is structured on a pattern of pentagons and hexagons (similar to that seen on a soccer ball). There is no glue or tape…

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Aguayo Rivera