The Fold

[Image: An example of origami tesselation, turning surface to structure, called "Count?" by Christine Edison – whose other work is simply unbelievable: check out "Triad back backlit," for instance, or this set of her "favorite tesselations." While you're there, don't miss "New Years Eve Tess" or "Blue Snowflake Tess." Christine also has a blog where you can click around on other spectacular examples of folds and pleats to your heart's content. Spotted via Eric Gjerde, who recently published a short booklet explaining how you, too, can produce similar foldings of local paper-space... Architects would do well to study origami's spatial densification].

(Earlier on BLDGBLOG: Paper Topographies: 1, with some stunning work by Eric Gjerde himself).

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