Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

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Modular Assembly Puzzles
 
The object of modular assembly puzzles is to find a way to put folded paper modules together to create a particular shape, or a particular shape whose surface is patterned in a particular way.
 
 
 
  Name: 2 into 1 - four part modular assembly puzzle.

Paper type / shape: Squares / Any kind of paper.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1989.

Diagrams: Paperfolding Puzzles - Water Trade - ISBN 0-9534774-0-X // Paperfolding Puzzles (2nd Edition) - David Mitchell - Water Trade - ISBN 978-0-9534774-5-6

 
  Name: Eccentricity - modular assembly puzzle in which six simple assymetric modules must be assembled to produce an eccentric cube. Development of the Unconventional Cube.

Paper type / shape: Squares / Irogami or duo.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2009.

Diagrams: On-line diagrams, and one possible solution, are available on the Puzzles page of this site.

 
  Name: Quartetra - four part modular assembly puzzle.

Paper type / shape: Hexagon / Any kind of paper.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1988.

Diagrams: Paperfolding Puzzles - Water Trade - ISBN 0-9534774-0-X // Paperfolding Puzzles (2nd Edition) - David Mitchell - Water Trade - ISBN 978-0-9534774-5-6