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Architectural Modelmaking by Nick Dunn

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Paper and cardboard

For the designer new to modelling, the different types of paper and cardboard that are easily available and very economical make them great materials with which to start. The versatility of uses that can be achieved with these materials – through processes such as cutting, scoring and folding – means that they are ideal for a variety of different model types. Furthermore, because they are typically flexible to varying degrees (depending on their thickness) and easily manipulated, they also offer adaptability and are highly suitable for both the initial exploration of form and for detailed design work.

The flexibility of these materials is clearly illustrated in the examples on these pages, in which a number of different varieties ...

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