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Related:  Processing processing – tutorial Grasshopper « Philosophical Statement: Inti: The Incan Sun God, his face portrayed as a gold disk from which rays and flames extended. Inti is the Sun and controls all that implies: warmth, light and sunshine. During the festival of Inti Ramyi, held during the Summer Solstice, Inti is celebrated with much drinking, singing and dancing - special statues are made of wood are burned at the end of the festival. Inti incorporates 288 petals are self-assembled into 12 concentric rings, with each petal representing the hours of the day and each ring every month of the year. ‘Timber-Wave’; a plywood instillation emerging and crashing on to the desolate Black Rock Desert. The design of the Timber Wave was driven by creating an interactive environment. Physical Statement: ‘Timber-Wave’ structure consists of 3 layers of 12 intersecting plywood ribbons. 1:20 Scale Model Link: Taking people as the pollen. The Petal Hypothesis sits expressively within its setting. Interactivity:

10 jQuery Google Map Plugins Here are 10 very different jQuery Google Maps Plugins to make life as easy as a street map. You might only want to display a simple map that displays directions to your clients address, or even an interactive map with more options as necessary. The plugins below offer not only an easier method to install a map, they also offer the option to add extra functionality, and should you choose to need them. Happy mapping! Related Posts: Premium – Google Maps Video Search Google maps video search and display script. 1. gMap A lightweight jQuery plugin that helps you embed Google Maps into your website. Source 2. jQuery GPS A jQuery plugin for people that want to add Google maps to their website, but don’t want their website to be bogged down with features they don’t need. Source 3. googlemaps This plugins makes it easy to put a Google Map on your page. Source 4. jQMaps A Google Maps plugin. Source 5. jQuery Google & Maps Another cool Google Maps plugin. Source 6. jQuery Maps Interface Source 7. Source 8. Source

Inside Smartgeometry Inside Smartgeometry: Expanding the Architectural Possibilities of Computational Design Edited by Brady Peters and Terri Peters On behalf of the Smartgeometry group, we would like to invite you to the launch of "Inside Smartgeometry: Expanding the Architectural Possibilities of Computational Design" edited by Brady and Terri Peters and published by John Wiley & Sons. To celebrate the book´s release, join us for drinks and a few words by the Smartgeometry Directors. 21 March 2013 6.30 pm The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, Royal Ear Hospital Ground Floor, Capper Street (corner of Huntley Street) London, WC1E 6AP Smartgeometry (SG) is a key influence on the architectural community who explore creative computational methods for the design of buildings. When SG was founded in 2001 by London-based architects and friends Hugh Whitehead (Foster + Partners), J Parrish (AECOM) and Lars Hesselgren (PLP), there was little in the way of parametric tools for architecture. Robert Aish Martin Bechthold

MADEinCALIFORNIA ///Co.De. Architecture Grasshopper | Sean Madigan This definition divides a given surface and flattens each quad section to be unrolled to a grid on the xy plane. Once unrolled each face is then flattened and given tabs for reconstruction. Labels are provided. THIS IS CURRENTLY A BETA VERSION AND IS NOT FULLY DEVELOPED, CHECK BACK FOR [...] This definition is a compilation of three major executions. This definition creates a parametric hyperbolic paraboloid surface at any given point in space. This definition takes any curved surface and populates it with a gradient of circles. This Grasshopper definition takes any given surface and populates it with a rectangular “fizz” pattern using a system of attractor curves in coordination with a bit of randomness. This definition takes any given surface and divides it into a given number of rows and columns. This Grasshopper definition aggregates any single rectangular unit between two given surfaces.

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