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February 6, 2013

Modular Origami Icosahedron

I'm a fan of geometry and bright colors. This modular origami icosahedron brings them both together in one fun project. Modular origami involves folding multiple numbers of a single unit which are then assembled into a larger piece. An icosahedron is a 20-sided geometric form. Plato associated the icosahedron with the element of water. A video that shows how to make this origami is located here.

1 comment:

  1. Making one now. Haven't made this unit before, thanks.