• Tutor/s Shailesh Manke
  • TA Vibhuti Shah
  • Code IR2040
  • Faculty Design
  • Level L2 Studio Unit


SIMPLY FOLD: From Flat Surfaces to Kinetic Surfaces. Using orthographic and isometric grid to develop 3D surfaces with Origamic Architecture (also referred to as Kirigami, Pop-up, Ullagami) as the main tool from a flat sheet of paper, acrylic or metal. Origamic architecture (OA) involves the three-dimensional reproduction of architecture, geometric patterns, everyday objects, or other images, on various scales, using cut-out and folded paper, usually thin paperboard. The basic premise is to use small card size medium to visualize and develop 3D surfaces to be transformed into kinetic surfaces for spaces. The 3D surfaces can be interpreted as space making elements like light fixtures, furniture and kinetic surfaces for vertical and horizontal planes. The idea behind this studio is to work with folded models in various materials to arrive at solutions. The semester would primarily would have an hands on approach. Use of technology wherever required would be used appropriately . Works of pioneers like Mashahiro Chatani, Ingrid Silakus and Paul Jackson would become the reference from where the explorations of this subject would be carried forward.