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This definition was developed for my final thesis project to generate a louver system based on functional requirements within the building. The performance was then tested in Ecotect. A large part of my thesis design involved invertible arena seating with many moving parts. I used Grasshopper as a means to develop the seating testing clearances, site lines, and many other variables. This definition looks at taking any curved surface, and generating weaving geometry across it. The parametric skyscraper uses Grasshopper to generate the entire structure. My favorite definition to date, this definition generates box designs based on real boxes I crafted in the wood shop while in Grad school This definition extrudes geometry based on their proximity to a polyline attractor. Using a definition created by paramod, I wanted to see if I could edit the definition so that different panels could be combined to create a seamless surface This was one of the first definitions from scratch I ever created.

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Geometry Gym Tutorials Introduction to Grasshopper Videos by David Rutten. Wondering how to get started with Grasshopper? Look no further. Spend an some time with the creator of Grasshopper, David Rutten, to learn the fundamental of Grasshopper. No experience necessary. This 13 part series covers topics that will help you build a foundational understanding of Grasshopper. Dario Donato director di SpatialConnection(s), incubatore di ricerca per una creatività matematica, ha il piacere di annunciare il libro: Contaminazioni creative digitali – Trascrizioni di una complessità algoritmica attraverso Rhino.Grasshopper Transcripts of a complexity algorithmic through Rhino and Grasshopper. If you’re looking for a nice collection of Grasshopper tutorials then jump over to Designalyze Here are a series of beginner and advanced tutorials from our friends at Studio Mode... This tutorial series was developed for the Design Studio AIR at the University of Melbourne, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning.

Rhino ++ Grasshopper – Plethora Project is an initiative to accelerate computational literacy in the frame of architecture and design. It aligns with the "show me your screens" motto of the TopLap live-coding group attempting to get rid of Obscurantism in digital design. Directed by Jose Sanchez Contact me at : Bio: Jose Sanchez is an Architect / Programmer / Game Designer based in Los Angeles, California. He is partner at Bloom Games, start-up built upon the BLOOM project, winner of the WONDER SERIES hosted by the City of London for the London 2012 Olympics. He is the director of the Plethora Project (, a research and learning project investing in the future of on-line open-source knowledge.

Computational design CTM.08­ – Unpredictable Festival for Adventurous Music and Related Visual Arts Generator.x 2.0: Beyond the Screen 24 Jan -­ 2 Feb 2008, Ballhaus Naunynstrasse / [DAM] Berlin Workshop / Exhibition / Performance Generator.x in collaboration with Club Transmediale and [DAM] presents Generator.x 2.0: Beyond the screen, a workshop and exhibition about digital fabrication and generative systems. Digital fabrication (also known as “fabbing”) represents the next step in the digital revolution. For artists and designers working with generative systems, digital fabrication opens the door to a range of new expressions beyond the limits of virtual space. "Beyond the screen" explores these new types of spatial constructs in a hands-on workshop, bringing together artists and designers working with code-based strategies for producing physical form. Call for participants The workshop is free of charge, but we will not be able to provide support for travel or accomodation. Generator.x & Club Transmediale

Co-de-iT | Computational Design Italy Kinetic architecture (1/3) « VANGUARQ Kinetic architecture (1/3) fLUX, Binary Waves – Lab[au] Another great project by LAb[au], “fLUX binary waves” is an urban and cybernetic installation based on the measuring of infrastructural ( passengers, cars…) and communicational ( electromagnetic fields produced by mobile phones, radio…) flows and their transposition into luminous, sonic and kinetic rules. This relation between the installation and the urban activity happens in real time and sets each person as an element of the installation, as a centre of the public realm. The panels rotate around their vertical axis, and have a black reflective surface on one side, the other being plain mat white. The microprocessors are connected to infrared sensors, capturing the surrounding infrastructural flows, defining the frequency and amplitude of the rotation. Shih Chieh Huang Installation artist Shih Chieh Huang transforms spaces with everyday objects. Huang creates analogous ecosystems made from common, everyday objects. Troika – Cloud

grasshopper code . a collection of codes & grammars for Grasshopper, a generative modeling tool for Rhinoceros. 3D Hilbert Curve This definition generates a 3D Hilbert Curve, a continuous fractal space-filling curve. nGon mesh tessellation Starting from a closed surface it builds a nGon mesh tessellation Curves Sorter Starting from a list of curves it takes the first one then it looks for the closest curve and it eventually flips the direction to optimize the toolpath lenght. froGH A sparse collection of tools for Grasshopper. See the code, explanation and download here. Clusterizer This definition groups indexes of connected points into separate clusters. Spirograph This definition simulates a spirograph tool. 3D Differential mesh relaxation This definition explores the 3D relaxation of a mesh effected by an image gradient. Vorospace Math surfaces .

Plethora Project parametric production | researches state of the art digital planning and production technologies in architecture 50 Extremely Awesome Examples of Typography :: Reflex Stock Photo Blog - StumbleUpon This time we’re gonna show you some truly inspiring works with text, also referred to as typography. This can be used many places; in magazines, advertisements, websites, logos and more. These great pieces will show you that there are no boundaries and that you can make almost anything with text if you have a good portion of creativity and talent. Typography can in todays terms be so much more than what you find in a book or magazine. Gun by ~mou5e Burdened by ~dylanroscover En Masse by ~clockblock your type by ~O-nay I Speak Alone by ~Gordorca Beauty by *mrgraphicsguy Typography Plate 002 by ~Postpwned I am not myself by ~OrigamiSuicida What Lies Within by ~um0p3pisdn Got a Light by ~DesertViper Typography by ~e-emoo John Lennon in Type by ~Dencii Come Back To Me_1600×1050 by ~Dmaghar Lying by =RenzGFX Steven Paul Jobs by ~dylanroscover Instant by *Shinybinary The Raven by ~swordfishll DUB.TILL.DAWN by ~ICDP Lion by ~rickystuffedpie The Garamond Fox by ~StolenStars Think Differently London 2 by *crymz

Marilyn Jordan Taylor, Dean and Paley Professor | PennDesign | Marilyn Jordan Taylor, Dean and Paley Professor Academic Year 2011 - 2012 GOALS, PRIORITIES, AND INITIATIVESSeptember 7, 2011 I'm very pleased to take this opportunity to set forth the goals and initiatives for the School of Design in the academic year 2011-2012. In doing so, I hope to engage each and every one of you--students, staff, alumni, faculty, university colleagues, overseers, trustees, and friends--in achieving our extraordinary potential. We are a community of scholars and professionals who together can illustrate and communicate that design--encompassing the fine arts, historic preservation, urban and regional planning, urban design, landscape architecture, and architecture--can create value and make a difference in the lives of people in communities large and small, growing and shrinking, advantaged and disadvantaged, around the world. Goal 1: Advance our visibility and influence through thought leadership, international engagement, and strategic communications. - Thought leadership. Goal 3: Build the faculty of the future.

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