MIT a Hotbed of ‘Extreme’ Origami
Written by Pat's Papers | Monday, 14 February 2011 1:18 PM
At MIT, paper folding is anything but child’s play. The Boston Globe says the school is gaining a reputation as a “hotbed of ‘extreme’ origami.” The complex designs draw on “high-level mathematical and engineering skills to create mind-blowing works of art.” Because so many students come to MIT with strong mathematical backgrounds, it’s only natural that simple cranes would give way to things like a 17-foot-long paper triceratops.
Check out some extreme origami:
If the designs in that video look a little too difficult, here are instructions for making a simple paper crane:
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