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Folding way-new origami - Robert Lang


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Robert Lang is a pioneer of the newest kind of origami -- using math and engineering principles to fold mind-blowingly intricate designs that are beautiful and, sometimes, very useful.

Robert Lang observes about origami, “You would think something that’s been around that long—so restrictive, folding only—everything that could be done has been done a long time ago.” Yet there’s been an explosion of interest and new creativity in origami in the past several decades. According to Lang, what are the reasons for this rebirth?

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