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2015 Challenges Week Seven: Jack

Right, back to normal. For now.

This week’s challenge was to expand on an already existing skill: origami. More specifically, modular origami. I’ve always been interested in origami, well at least as long as I can remember. 247 more words


Why I Love the Icosahedron

An icosahedron is any three-dimensional shape with twenty faces. However, we usually use the word to mean a regular, convex icosahedron, and this is the one that I like the most. 325 more words


Sacred shapes, the Platonic Solids in Nature

It was once believed that the world comprised of four elements, fire, wind, earth and water, held together by the mysterious ether. These elements were comprised of geometric shapes known was the platonic solids. 285 more words


Symbolic Solids, or: exploring Architecture’s Inverse // Architecture beyond Design

This is the documentation of my talk at The Building conference Columbia University GSAPP, organized by Jose Araguez with Aaron White.

The Building

15 November 2014, 9:30am to 5:30pm, Wood Auditorium, Columbia University GSAPP…

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Thinking As An Algebraic Mechanist

4, 3, 2, 1 (nadis-energy channels)

Four limbs

3 eyes

2 heads, 2 hearts

1 Soul & that contains The Gold,

Obtain it then Remember your Role,

in the Circle of Life.. 92 more words

Linguistic Liberation - Poetry

On the Construction of the Dodecahedron

Now, the Dodecahedron is pretty out there. It pushes the limits of what can be a Platonic solid. Composed of pentagons, meeting three at each vertex, it barely makes it under the 360° limit: 680 more words

Platonic Solids