# Sonobe Origami Polyhedra – Links

### Instructions for Making Origami Polyhedra

• Stephan Lavavej has a nice page with photos showing how to make Sonobe modules. His web page also shows how to put the modules together to make a cube, a stellated octahedron, a stellated icosahedron, and a really neat 'Epcot ball' (geodesic dome).
• Meenakshi Mukerji has a beautiful page featuring folding instructions for lots of origami polyhedron designs. Most of her instructions are for origami cubes and Sonobe variations, but she also includes a wide range of other models.
• Helena Verrill has a wonderful origami page with instructions for making an impressive variety of polyhedra, tessellations, and quilts. She includes instructions for making a cube dissection puzzle and a colorful model of Pascal's triangle.
• PHiZZ units, invented by Tom Hull, are great for constructing a buckyball or a torus. Michal Kosmulski has experimented with using PHiZZ units to build a Klein bottle.
• Here is a video showing how to construct Tom Hull's origami model with 5 interlocking tetrahedra.
• Jeannine Mosely found a simple way to build origami cubes from business cards. These cubes are amazingly simple and can be combined to build any conglomeration of cubes imaginable. If you learn to make the basic units, you can help with the Wisconsin Menger Sponge Project Business Card Menger Sponge Project or start a similar project in your region. This site includes instructions for making the basic cubes as well as how to assemble them.
• Lafayette Art Galleries has a great web page documenting some of their Menger Sponge Projects including a link to detailed directions.
• Rona Gurkewitz, Bennett Arnstein, and Lewis Simon have written several books about origami and polyhedra. These books explain many mathematical ideas involved in the construction of polyhedra. They also show ways to make neat modular and multi-modular origami models. Books include Modular Origami Polyhedra, 3-D Geometric Origami, and Multimodular Origami Polyhedra: Archimedeans, Buckyballs and Duality.
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