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Volatile Prototypes / About 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:

The Nottingham Caves Survey Homepage MADEinCALIFORNIA ///Co.De. 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.

Danny Holten - Public Personal Pages dr. ir. Danny H. R. Holten Dept. of Math. and Computer Science, Visualization Group Technische Universiteit Eindhoven Den Dolech 2, Room HG 7.15 PO Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands Phone: +31 (0)40 247 4344 E-mail: danny.holten<insert "@" here> d.h.r.holten<insert "@" here> Announcement: I can no longer be contacted at my old e-mail address, since as of April 2011, I am CTO at SynerScope BV, a visualization-inspired TU/e spin-off company that leverages my PhD research for "Big Data" analysis. News: On 10 June 2010, I received the TU/e Doctoral Project Award (part of the TU/e Academic Awards 2010; video) for the best PhD dissertation at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in 2009. Biography I am currently CTO at SynerScope BV (see announcement above). If I'm not working out at the gym in my spare time, I may just as well be found reading up on science, technology, or something I consider humorous. Research ExTraVis - EXecution TRAce VISualizer = Journal,

NIC NAC :: Neoarchaic Design December 27th, 2010 | Published in Design, Objects Insert, Reverse, Repeat, Cross NIC NAC, a modular fabric, creates a system by which a small tow dimensionally packable module can be cut with minimum material waste and coupled together with only a small amount of surface area reduction in overlap. The resulting fabric creates a continuous surface which is flexible, yet can hold form through friction slip joints, is a solid membrane, yet porous, and is translucent, yet textured with differentiated opacity. The resultant fabric can take a nominal 8.5 / 11 sheet of paper and produce a vast surface area.

ALEX HOFREFE-RHINO DEFINITIONS 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.