We provide an algorithm for unfolding the surface of any orthogonal polyhedron that falls into a particular shape class we call Manhattan Towers, to a nonoverlapping planar orthogonal polygon. The algorithm cuts along edges of a 4×5×1 refinement of the vertex grid.
Unfolding, Orthogonal, Genus-zero, Polyhedron
Damian, Mirela; Flatland, Robin; and O'Rourke, Joseph, "Unfolding Manhattan Towers" (2008). Computer Science: Faculty Publications, Smith College, Northampton, MA.