Origami-Inspired Architecture: 14 Geometric Structures

Origami Architecture Pavilion A formerly abandoned setting in Cuenca, Spain now features an ice skating rink, performance space, bars and restaurants housed within an unconventional, abstracted glass structure.

Origami architecture involves the three-dimensional reproduction of architecture, geometric patterns, everyday objects, or other images, on various scales, using cut-out and folded paper, usually t…


Origami shelter that has single point of revolution

Doowon Suh Artist’s Statement: ‘Inspired by the recent quakes and tsunamis in Japan and Haiti, the Origami Shelter aims to provide fast, efficient protection for those in dire situation…

Kirigami, or the art of paper cutting and origami architecture

Masahiro Chatani’s Origamic Architecture. Lloyd’s of London (ロイズオブロンドン) Todaiji Temple-Daibutsu-Den (東大寺 大佛殿) Cathedral (大聖堂) While this isn’t origami, it is a very fascinating bi…