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We all are witnessing a rapid growth of digital design tools which are pushing the boundaries of design in any possible way. Parametric Softwares, Plug-ins, Add-ons, Scripts and Toolsets are developing so fast and designers add them into their available catalogue of tools every day, simple and sweet! At the same time, there is a growing interest between architects and designers to use new concepts in their projects to leave the notion of postmodern ‘concept’ and pursue a new line of form generation through application of material systems, bottom-up design methods, bio-informed structures, etc. Here, search for new possibilities, new material systems, new algorithms, and generally new methods of design and fabrication is in the front line of research.

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Architecture « ParaPractice ParaPractice Architecture CRISTINA PARREÑO AT ARCO MADRID: PAPER CHANDELIERS Architecture ARCO Measuring Machine Architecture + Parametric Design DIY 5 Axis Architecture + Industrial Design Kuka Research Architecture + Parametric Design 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.

RHINO: GRASSHOPPER DEFINITIONS - RHINO / GH 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. Kangaroo Grasshopper Origami Origami Animal - How to Make the Origami Grasshopper 1 Kangaroo Grasshopper OrigamiAutor: Gongming LiuCategory: Film & AnimationPublished: 2012-10-30 Kangaroo Grasshopper Origami. This How to make an Origami Kangaroo Grasshopper Origami Model was made on 2012-10-30 by Gongming Liu. In this section you will find a Video Tutorial published on YouTube, about how to fold an origami model or the step by step instructions to make it. I hope you found the instructions clear and I hope you enjoy folding It.

Biomimesis and the Geometric Definition of Shell Structures in Architecture Semra Arslan Selcuk, PhD Candidate Department of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey . e-mail: Al J Fisher, MEng Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath, UK . e-mail: Adaptive Scaffolding This definition creates a thickened ground geometry from two sloping curves. Scaffolding grows out of the thickened ground, and its dimensions are derived from the ribs in the ground. This scaffolding can then be trimmed by a curve and a cylinder as if it were growing around walls and buildings.

Download Please note that Scriptographer currently still is beta software. By downloading it from this page, you agree to these terms: The Scriptographer software is provided to you "as is", and we make no express or implied warranties whatsoever with respect to its functionality, operability, or use, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or infringement. We expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or special damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues, lost profits, losses resulting from business interruption or loss of data, regardless of the form of action or legal theory under which the liability may be asserted, even if advised of the possibility or likelihood of such damages. After downloading, please read the installation instructions.

RhinoVAULT Beta Funicular Form Finding The Rhinoceros ® Plug-In rhinoVAULT emerged from current research on structural form finding using the Thrust-Network-Approach to intuitively create and explore compression-only structures. Using reciprocal diagrams, it provides an intuitive, fast method, adopting the same advantages of techniques such as Graphic Statics, but offering a viable extension to fully three-dimensional problems. Grasshopper to Catia Progress Update We’re continuing progress with Dassault Systèmes on implementing Catia into architectural process. Our first course of study aims at the Grasshopper/Catia workflow, and since our previous post, we’ve delved into Knowledgeware, the scripting platform for Catia. Our conclusion: Knowledgeware is awesome. In our previous post, we were using Power Copy to create a generative model. While this process worked, there were a lot of manual steps involved, and updating geometry involved deleting all previous geometry and then reimporting. We’ve had similar issues with importing geometry to other applications, but Knowledgeware fixes these issues in Catia.

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.

Path Mapper Help As a result of a request please find a series of examples for using the Path Mapper component. The First installment of this is showing the Path Mapper imitating some already existing components. Flatten, Graft, Simplify and Flip Matrix.