A Fold Apart: Origamist Robert Lang’s Incredible Paper Creations

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Twenty five years ago, physicist Robert Lang worked at NASA, where he researched lasers.He has also garnered 46 patents on optoelectronics and even wrote a Ph.D. thesis called "Semiconductor Lasers: New Geometries and Spectral Properties."

But in 2001, Lang left his job in order to pursue a passion he's had since childhood: origami. In the origami world, Lang is now a legend, and it's not just his eye-catching, intricate designs that have taken the craft by storm. Some of his work has helped pioneer new ways of applying origami principles to complex real-world engineering problems.

photo credit:

Created:
2004

Medium:
60 uncut rectangles of Wyndstone 'Marble' paper

Dimensions:
16"

Artist:
Robert J. Lang

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gazmie
gazmie

Thats worth something ... Nice

brigitte-perreault
brigitte-perreault

quite impressive. remarkable.

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