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TEDTalks : Robert Lang, Idea + Square = Origami

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1992, Dr. Robert Lang - a Caltech-trained physicist and engineer - became the first Westerner ever invited to address the Nippon Origami Association's annual meeting. He has since participated in international origami conventions across the world. Dr. Lang's use of mathematical and engineering principles helps him produce origami folds and stunningly intricate designs once thought impossible. In this TEDTalk he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Named Person: Robert J Lang
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
OCLC Number: 792926974
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 28, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (16 min.) : sound, color, digital file
Contents: Origami as Art (1:44) --
Laws of Origami (1:50) --
Four-Step Process for Complex Origami Sculpture (3:13) --
Importance of Circles to Complex Origami (3:11) --
Origami Integrates with Other Disciplines (4:39) --
Origami: Real World Applications (0:58) --
Credits: TEDTalks: Robert Lang --
Idea + Square = Origami (0:04).
Other Titles: Idea + Square = Origami
Robert Lang
TED Talks
Films on Demand.
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.

Abstract:

In 1992, Dr. Robert Lang - a Caltech-trained physicist and engineer - became the first Westerner ever invited to address the Nippon Origami Association's annual meeting. He has since participated in international origami conventions across the world. Dr. Lang's use of mathematical and engineering principles helps him produce origami folds and stunningly intricate designs once thought impossible. In this TEDTalk he discusses his work, which carries with it not only great beauty but also a wide range of practical, technical applications.

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