Origami Architecture

Origami Architecture

Papercraft Models of the World's Most Famous Buildings

Yee

Book - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
"With this book, some card stock paper, and a hobby knife, you can build spectacular recreations of the most famous buildings in the world. It gives instructions and templates for 16 buildings, including the Parthenon, the White House, the Eiffel Tower, the Chrysler building, and the Forbidden City. There are over 900 photographs detailing the cutting and assembling of the pieces without using glue or tape, except for attaching it to its base. Once the structure is attached to the base not only will it look amazing, but it can be folded up and taken anywhere. For the would be architect, the papercraft hobbyist, or a model builder, Origami Architecture will provide hours of activity and an impressive result"--

Tuttle Pub
CD ROM with templates for cutting

Folds flat!

Build detailed and impressive models of world landmarks with this beautiful origami book.

The incredible splendors of some of the worlds' most recognized architectural feats are brought to life within the pages of Origami Architecture. With this paper craft book, some card stock paper, and a hobby knife, anyone can build spectacular re-creation's of the most famous buildings in the world.

Based on the extraordinary models of world-renowned papercrafter, and origami artist Yee, whose own remarkable origami recreations of these very same models sell for thousands of dollars, these paper replicas are nearly as impressive as the original buildings. Yee provides detailed instructions on how to cut and assemble these architectural landmarks from around the world. Yee even engineered half of these designs so they could be assembled without having to use glue. The origami projects have a range of difficulty levels, from the relatively easy (Arc d'Triomphe) to the impressively sophisticated and intricate (The Tower Bridge). Once the structure is attached to the base not only will does it look amazing, but it can be folded up and taken anywhere.

This origami book includes:
  • Over 900 photographs
  • Full-color instructional assembly diagrams
  • Brief histories of each building
  • CD with detailed templates
For the would-be architect, the paper craft hobbyist, or a model builder, Origami Architecture will provide hours of activity with impressive results.

Origami projects include:
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Hall of Supreme Harmony
  • White House
  • National Centre for the Performing Arts China
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Eiffel Tower
  • And many more…


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& Taylor

"CD ROM with templates for cutting Folds flat!"--

Publisher: North Clarendon, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., 2011
ISBN: 9784805311547
4805311541
Branch Call Number: 736.982 Y35o
Characteristics: 143 p. : chiefly ill. ; 32 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

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