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2D Buildings and Structures
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of 2D Buildings and other structures. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.

There is a separate index page for 3D Buildings and Structures.

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The House - 1882 onwards

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The Japanese House - 1931 onwards

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1951

Diagrams for what is perhaps best described as a house (but called a Wigwam), made with the aid of cuts, appear in 'Origami: Folding Paper for Children' by Claude Sarasas, which was first published by Kodansha in Tokyo in 1951.

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1958

A Church appears in 'Origami: Book Two' by Florence Sakade, which was published by the Charles E Tuttle Company in Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo in 1958

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