This newly revised and enlarged book offers paperfolders, model builders, and math students alike a stimulating journey into the world of three-dimensional geometric origami. Step-by-step instructions and clearly detailed diagrams explain how to create more than 35 different modular polyhedra. The modules, each made from a single piece of paper, have points and pockets, enabling origamists to build fascinating figures by inserting the tapered ends of each module into the pockets of the adjacent modules. Unavailable elsewhere, the models in this innovative book are diverse, ranging from relatively simple modular cube and stellated octahedron to more advanced two-piece modules, a gyroscope, and even a 14-sided cuboctahedron. Graded according to difficulty, these multifaceted marvels have a style and beauty all their own and will not only challenge devotees of the ancient Japanese art of paper folding, but will also prove useful in classroom demonstrations of geometric principles.
Readers gain rare insight into Japan's future, from both academic and practical perspectives on the inside. Mikitani argues that Japan's tendency to shun international frameworks and hide from global realities is the root of the problem, while Mikitani Sr.'s background as an international economist puts the issue in perspective for a well-rounded look at today's Japan. * Examine the causes of Japan's endless economic stagnation * Discover the current efforts underway to enhance Japan's competitiveness * Learn how free market "Abenomics" affected Japan's economy long-term * See Japan's issues from the perspective of an entrepreneur and an economist Japan's malaise is seated in a number of economic, business, political, and cultural issues, and this book doesn't shy away from hot topics. More than a discussion Modular Origami Polyhedra free pdf of economics, this book is a conversation between father and son as they work through opposing perspectives to help their country find The Power to Compete.
Author: Lewis Simon,Bennett Arnstein,Rona Gurkewitz,
Number of Pages: 64 pages
Published Date: 30 Aug 1999
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publication Country: New York, United States
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