New book: "The Paper Architect" (American Title)/"Architectural Origami" (English title):

A gorgeous executed paper (origamic) architecture book of three paper architects, namely Marivi Garrido (Spain), Joyce Aysta (America) and Ingrid Siliakus (Netherlands). This is what is says by the announcement on the website of Ivy Press UK:

"A growing number of papercraft artists are enjoying the exquisite art of architectural origami, where a single sheet of paper is cut and folded into an intricate miniature structure. Here, three of the world's leading proponents provide instructions and templates for recreating twenty of the world's great buildings, from the Taj Mahal to the Rialto Bridge. There are basic principles to start you off, as well as galleries of the finest architectural origami from around the world."

Specifications:

Format: Hardcover, 110 pages (70pp plus 40pp templates);  h 279mm x w 225mm | w 8 3/4ins x h 11ins | | 4x4 | hb with concealed wiro | 25,000 words | 100 pics.
Publisher: Potter Craft US, realized by Ivy Press UK.  
On Sale: February 2009
ISBN: 978-0-307-45147-7 (0-307-45147-X)   

 Names of the 20 projects that are in the book: 

-          Golden Gate Bridge;

-          Pyramids of Giza;

-          London Eye;

-          Chichen Itza;

-          Seagram Building;

-          Eiffel Tower;

-          Parthenon;

-          Colosseum;

-          Golden Pavilion;

-          Sydney Opera House;

-          White House;

-          Taj Mahal;

-          Tower Bridge;

-          Taos Pueblo;

-          U.S. Capitol;

-          Rialto Bridge;

-          Empire State Building;

-          St. Peter Basilica;

-          Hagia Sophia;

-          Sagrada Familia.

 

The book can be ordered at Ingrid Siliakus.    

 

Signed copies (autographed by all three paper architects) are available. Information on how to order a (autographed) book, please send Ingrid an email, or look at the shop of Exto.

 For further information write to: (paperartnl@yahoo.com).