Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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…
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 Downloadable CD content
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) is the most renowned and popular architect and designer in America. His buildings, including Fallingwater and New York's Guggenheim Museum, are iconic landmarks. Now you can create 14 of his best loved buildings using the art of kirigami (cutting and folding). Each project features step-by-step instructions and a template that you remove from the book. You follow the lines on the template, cutting and folding to make your own model. All you need is a craft knife, a cutting mat, and a ruler. Clear cutting tips help you with the tricky stages, while photos of the finished model show you the final design. To make things easier, the most intricate parts of the templates are pre-die-cut. Then simply display your finished model and admire your handiwork. Suitable for folding experts and beginners alike, Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models is a must for Wright fans and architectural model enthusiasts.
The Paper Architect
Author: María Victoria Garrido Bianchini, Ingrid Siliakus, Joyce Aysta
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Furnishes detailed instructions, removable templates with color-coded fold lines, patterns, and step-by-step photographs to help readers create twenty origami replicas of world-famous buildings, including the Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, and the Coliseum, along with colorful trivia, architectural details, and original floor plans for each building. 12,500 first printing.
Author: Michael G. LaFosse, Richard L. Alexander
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Make fun and functional origami out of your spare paper with this easy origami book. Don't dump your wastepaper into the garbage—it's time to fold! World renowned origami artists and award-winning authors Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander show you the way with Trash Origami. This origami book presents unique and fun projects from their Origamido Studio and from some of the world's best paper designers, including Nick Robinson, Herman Van Goubergen, and Rona Gurkewitz. The origami models are presented for the reader who may have little or no previous folding experience, making it a great origami-for-kids book and an effective way to learn origami. However, experienced paper folders will also be intrigued by the novel nature of the folds and the unusual materials involved. The origami designs are made from old calendar pages, candy wrappers, envelopes, newspaper, postcards, paper grocery bags and more. The downloadable video tutorial will make the folding process clearer and aid folders of all skill levels. Also provided is a guide to everyday materials that have the most folding potential leaving readers inspired to design and display their very own "trash" origami. This origami book features: Full-color, 95 page instructional book 25 unique origami projects Projects from top paper folding designers Clear, step-by-step directions Paper folding techniques and tips Accompanying downloadable instructional video Get ready to look at the contents of your wastebaskets and recycling bins with a different sensibility. You'll never need to buy expensive origami paper again! Origami projects include: Photo Cubes Candy Wrapper Butterflies Interlocking Flower Petals Custom-Bound Books And many more…
Author: Ingrid Siliakus, María Victoria Garrido Bianchini, Joyce Aysta
With just a little skill in cutting and folding, you can make perfect miniature paper replicas of great architecture - small enough to fit into an envelope as a greetings card, beautiful enough to put on display. Architectural Origami offers easy-to-use templates for 15 structures, from the Taj Mahal to the Rialto Bridge, all demonstrated by leading architectural origami artists. There are basic principles to start you off and advanced guidance on designing buildings of your own, plus detailed architectural narratives and graphics describing the original buildings. A craft knife, pencil, a ruler and a cutting board are all you need to undertake this intriguing craft. You'll find it as absorbing as drawing and as reflective as origami. When you've absorbed all the basic principles and tried your hand at all the buildings in the book, you'll find that you've learned enough to start you off on designing origami architecture of your own. About the authors Maria Victoria Garrido Bianchini is an origamic architecture designer with a degree in Architecture and Urbanism, whose work has been exhibited in New York. Ingrid Siliakus has been an origamic architecture designer/artist for over ten years. Her work has been displayed in exhibitions all over the world.
Author: Benjamin John Coleman
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Fold beautiful origami flowers then arrange them into stunning bonsai sculptures with this wonderful origami book. Origami Bonsai makes it possible for paper folders at every level to create unique botanical sculptures at home by folding delicate paper flowers and leaves and attaching them to natural branches. This easy origami book contains: Multi-color photos and drawings Step-by-step instructions Explanations of dozens of folding techniques 3 hours of downloadable instructional video It also shows you how to select natural twigs, branches, and stones—and how to assemble them into a lifelike finished origami sculpture. To help in the creation process the book contains detailed instructions and numerous photographs of both works in process and completed origami bonsai pieces that are sure to have you crating your own decorative origami art in no time. Origami flower projects include: The Ficus Leaf The Berlin Poplar Leaf The Black Eyed Susan The Foxglove The Buttercup And many more…
Amazing Automata -- Dinosaurs!
Author: Kath Smith, Ltd Design Eye Publishing
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Features all the parts and instructions to build movable dinosaur models, along with fun facts about dinosaurs.
This book explores the Japanese art of paper cutting through a collection of kirigami greeting cards and gift wraps. Kirigami is an ideal pastime for both adults and children alike. You'll be amazed at the intricate and beautiful projects you can create with just a piece of paper and a pair of scissors. This is a wonderful book for anyone who enjoys creating with their hands. Renowned origami artist Florence Temko fills this book with truly unforgettable projects. The 25 origami projects in this book provide great ideas for every occasion, with Heart Variations For Your Valentine, Pop-ups, Dress-up Paper Dolls, Gift Box Borders, Woven Gift Wrap, Appliqued Gift Bag, and many, many more! The projects and simple instructions will appeal to anyone who crafts for fun or as an activity.
Spanning the last century to the present, this new perspective of architecture through the prism of construction toys draws parallels between the model-building sets of the modern period and architectural movements, social history and national identities and myths.
Architecture Pop-up Book
Author: Anton Radevsky, Pavel Popov
Publisher: Universe Pub
"The Architecture pop-up book is a magnificent three-dimensional journey through the history of the art of building construction. Featuring amazing pop-up replications of a comprehensive selection of famous buildings from ancient to modern times"--P. o
Demonstrates each of the basic steps for drawing fifty of the world's most famous buildings and structures, including the Taj Mahal, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the Empire State Building.
Author: Michael G. LaFosse
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Take your paper folding to an advanced level with this user-friendly origami book. From shimmering hummingbirds to magnificent bats, from a stunning panther mask to graceful sea turtles, Michael G. LaFosse's complex and beautiful origami projects are well known around the world. Focusing on models from nature, Advanced Origami provides unparalleled instruction on how to create master-class level 3D origami paper folding projects. The origami designs are challenging—they require some folding experience—but the results are more origami art than craft. Paper folders will create projects that can be displayed or given as gifts. Sophisticated origami or paper crafts fans will appreciate the unique origami designs along with complete detailed instructions and easy-to-follow color photos and diagrams. Advanced Origami also features information on paper selection and preparation, advance techniques such as "wet folding" and making your own paper. This origami book contains: 128 page, full-color book 15 original and challenging projects Step-by-step instructions Colorful diagrams and photographs Advanced techniques and tips In recent years origami has evolved beyond simple folding and creasing into a true art form akin to sculpture. For those seeking to learn origami at such a level, Advanced Origami provides all the essential information and techniques. Soon you will be able to design and fold your own origami sculptures! Origami projects include: North American Cardinal Koi Fish Origamido Butterfly Pond Frog And many more…
Great American Buildings
Author: Masahiro Chatani, Keiko Nakazawa
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International : Distributed in the United States by Kodansha America
Provides simple paper models of the Chrysler Building, Trump Tower, Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Capitol Building, Golden Gate Bridge, and other structures