animation of a paper plane crumple into building

2018-04-10 14:25:28

I just signed up here, looking for some help, because I wasn't able to find any usable information about this topic. So, here it is.

I'm an architecture student and one of my tasks this year was to do case study project about any topic I choose, using any software I want. Our professor gave us some suggestions like 3d sculpting, visualization and optical illusions, creating many curving forms or lamps that create interesting shadows on walls etc. but we could also choose something else.

I was inspired by that scene from Simpsons, where Frank Gehry, famous architect, makes a building, inspired by peace of crumpled paper which he wanted to throw into garbage (if you're not familiar with the scene, here is the link from youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1p6rrn-PimU ). So basically, my idea was to create a short animation of a plane (paper) crumpled into one of his buildings, but so far, I haven't found any tutorial on the internet that explained the process. I only f