Projeto Giramundo

A group of folders in Brazil are organising Projeto Giramundo, organised by Cáu Cláudia de Lucca. Truth be told, I’m not entirely sure why they are doing this (google translation only gets you so far) but I’m delighted that they are! The idea is to fold a Rhombic Hexecontahedron using my rhombic unit. Actually, you need 120 such units ;)

So, there is a considerable rash of these modular constructions about at the moment, plus a step by step video (not quite focused) showing the entire construction.

Projeto Giramundo


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Projeto Giramundo — 2 Comments

  1. Hi!
    I’m glad that you liked it. This is the 2º run of Projeto Giramundo.

    The first run started when we saw a fabric sculpture called Flor de Mandacaru http://www.flickr.com/photos/verachita/3229450456/ and Daniel Thomás – member of Origami Manaus Group and mathematician – discovered that using your A4 Rhombic module – 60 modules to be correct – was possible to do an origami version of that sculpture.
    So Claudia Lucca aka Cáu – member of Origami Manaus Group too – had an idea to make this origami model with many hands. She made an open invitation to the brazillian origami community and many of us had jump in. It was a complete success in march/2009.

    Now, it is the second run. And is managed by Aline Gomes Ribeiro via Facebook Group called ‘Eu Giro o Mundo’ http://www.facebook.com/groups/406590219379758/
    The idea is the same: After the open invitation, many folders send the 60 Giramundo modules to her. With all the modules, she redistribuits all in the way that each participant has the modules of the others. So, each participant has a Giramundo folded by many hands, not just by his/her own.
    The second run is almost over now. The folders are assembling the models and taking pictures of their Giramundo.

    Cheers

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