Kihara's Origamic Architecture*
      90 degree-Open Type

                     Pop up Cards

 
3D Design by K&I Foldings
Best Wishes for a New Year of the Sheep!


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A house

*Origamic Architecture was developed in 1981 by Masahiro Chatani(1934-2008) ; Professor emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology.
His incredible master pieces can be seen at AOZORA's web site (Written in Japanese).


Buildings in Seattle WA
Seattle Skyline Space Needle
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Not building but
Smith Tower The King Dome Century Square 1501 St. Mark's Cathedral Ceneca Building Pike Place Fish Market


The other structures Click each photo to see a larger image.
Mount Vernon Niigata City Performing Arts Center Niigata Convention Center Niigata, Yahata-bridge Tama Suidou bridge

Jimmy Carter Work Project '99 The drawing of Jimmy Carter Work Project '99 is shown and the assembling process is described in the following book.

ORIGAMIC ARCHITECTURE Goes World-Famous Buildings, Masahiro CHATANI and Takaaki KIHARA, SHOKOKUSHA,
1999
ISBN4-395-27046-8
( Written in English and Japanese )
To get the book from Amazon Japan: Click here

Interior Click each photo to see a larger image.
Dining Table Y Chair Chair Garden Chair Cantilever Steps

BLOCK UP Modified BLOCK UP for Origamic Architecture

Copyright (C) 1974 Sally Ann Grover

Copyright (C) 1998 Takaaki KIHARA

The original BLOCK UP was designed by Sally Ann Grover.


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BIG and SMALL DREAMS COME TRUE LOVE and PEACE STOP AIDS
Grateful Skyline
(Thank You)
MANHATTAN SKYLINE YOKOHAMA Skyline U.S.A.


Jumbo Origamic Architecture
Ten times bigger than standard size
Design of Origamic Architecture: Masahiro Chatani
Paper Engineering of Jumbo Size: Takaaki Kihara
Annual conference of Architectural Institute of Japan 1997
The biggest, perhaps, in the world
This work is shown in the book of "The Art of Pop-Up"
National Building Museum, Washington DC, 2002

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