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This is a place where we can work together towards an open CAD standard, initially based on a quad-mesh geometry, for representing and modelling curved folding geometries...and show what we have crafted in paper, modelled in CAD and then fabricated. Join us!!!

The site was set up by Gregory Epps, founder of RoboFold, as a way to create a social network for anyone involved in folding, CAD and fabrication.

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Curved folded aluminum

For the past few month I’ve been Artist in Residence at RoboFold. I will be showing my curved folded works in…

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Posted by Brigitte Parusel on September 19, 2014 at 21:56

Appended Space

Appended Space from Sam Rosen on Vimeo.

In Collaboration with Andrew Gardner & Eric Hull

PennDesign _ Spring 2014 _ Independent Study with Mohamad Al Khayer

The work set out to investigate five main goals: Scalability of system, asymmetric…

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Posted by Sam Rosen on July 15, 2014 at 17:07

Single DOF Actuated Rigid Plates

SINGLE DEGREE ACTUATED RIGID PLATES from Eric Hull on Vimeo.

In Collaboration with Andrew Gardner, Ming-Chang Liu and Sam Rosen

This work is an exploration in rigid, folding, plate structures. The project investigates modes of constructing…

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Posted by Sam Rosen on July 15, 2014 at 17:00

The Edge: Michele Calvano and the Architecture of Folded Surfaces on the Novedge blog

Check out this great interview with Michele Calvano on his work researching folding. And this book (Italian): …

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Posted by Gregory Epps on May 9, 2014 at 16:00

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Water Bomb tessellation from Eric Gjerde | grasshopper file or png

Hello, I'm new at this forum and need some help. Does anybody this  (the one with quadrats) as grasshopper file or the png. for the code? I need to study it for a class project in university and I'm…Continue

Tags: tessellation, Bomb, Water

Started by Felix Jan 4.

Is it possible to origamize spatially twisted form? Like this? Thanks! 4 Replies

With only parallelogram or quadrilateral, instead of triangles?…Continue

Started by xiang ding. Last reply by xiang ding Oct 24, 2014.

Polypropylene for lamp shades 2 Replies

I am looking for a suitable, white polypropylene material for lamp shades.Who sells this in sheets or rolls?Regards, KaareContinue

Started by Kaare Bækgaard. Last reply by Kaare Bækgaard Oct 18, 2014.

New book on Spiral Folding by Tomoko Fuse

I thought that others in this group may be interested in a new book by legendary origami artist Tomoko Fuse. There is a full review of Spiral: Origami | Art | Design at the web site of Origami USA.…Continue

Tags: spirals, origami

Started by Sally Canzoneri Sep 23, 2012.

 
 
 

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Freeform Origami

Freeform Origami is a design software that allows users to interact with origami forms while altering the crease pattern of the model.
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Freeform Origami

Freeform Origami is a design software that allows users to interact with origami forms while altering the crease pattern of the model.
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RoboFold

A group focused on designing for the RoboFold process. Do you want to know about selecting the right materials, the types of geometry we bend with our robots and how you can create details we can machine on our router? Ask us.For more specific questions on the KingKong plugin, we also have a group on Grasshopper: http://www.grasshopper3d.com/group/kingkongSee More
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3D Printing with 6-axis Industrial Robots at Robofold Factory , UNIT 38, Mahatma Gandhi Industrial Estate

May 2, 2015 from 9:30am to 6:30pm
Robots.IO presents a series of workshops that focus on learning through making, with digital fabrication at its core, through the use of IO robot simulation plug-in for Rhino’s Grasshopper .In these workshops, participants will engage in 3D printing using Robots.IO in-house robots, in order to generate their personal designs, which they can later keep.Participants will be introduced to robotic fabrication and will investigate approaches to generate forms through digital parametric design and…See More
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