6.849: Geometric Folding Algorithms: Linkages, Origami, Polyhedra (Fall 2012)

Prof. Erik Demaine       TA: Jayson Lynch


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[+] Polyhedron refolding: Fractal unfolding, three boxes, flat boxes.
Kinetic sculpture: Theo Jansen's Strandbeests, Arthur Ganson.

This class starts with some updates on common unfoldings:

Then, as a transition back to linkage folding (the next two lectures), we cover the beautiful leg mechanism of Theo Jansen's Strandbeests, and briefly review some of Arthur Ganson's kinetic sculptures.

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