algorithmic modeling for Rhino

About Grasshopper...

For designers who are exploring new shapes using generative algorithms, Grasshopper® is a graphical algorithm editor tightly integrated with Rhino’s 3-D modeling tools. Unlike RhinoScript, Grasshopper requires no knowledge of programming or scripting, but still allows designers to build form generators from the simple to the awe-inspiring.

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There are many resources available to learn more about Grasshopper. 


Andy Payne has published a manual to help people get a basic understanding of Grasshopper. This primer and other tutorials are available on our Tutorials page...

ModeLab has uploaded a lot of quality webinars and tutorials on their website, be sure to check them out.

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M.K.T. Heinrich commented on M.K.T. Heinrich's blog post Moire GIFs
"Thanks, Luis. I really like the shadow study. Did it end up influencing a pavilion/building?"
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Andrea Lu replied to Andrea Lu's discussion who know how to use this component( project an object onto a plan) in C#?thankyou!
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David Rutten replied to Mario L's discussion export a selected object directly from grasshopper
"In that case may I suggest using a Text Panel and simply streaming a text file? You can format your data any way you want using regular Grasshopper components, then plug the text into a panel and stream it to some file. If you want to automate the…"
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postcolonialboy replied to postcolonialboy's discussion Assigning Geometry to color values from image sampler
" So i had a go at trying to sample the RBG values, based on what u had given. Perhaps I missed the point, but it fails to reveal all of the geometry.... "
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postcolonialboy replied to postcolonialboy's discussion Assigning Geometry to color values from image sampler
"thanks david, works like a charm. yes, either the circle mapping of the hue values or better still, assigning rgb values to the geometry, because at the moment i'm not sure how i can previsualise an image i make in say photoshop before i use…"
3 hours ago
Tree posted a discussion

Custom display (seemingly selective drawing of breps / curves / polyline curves) c#

Hello,I have a stubborn problem that I need some help overcoming.  I am building a custom display to show graphics over geometry.  I have been able to successfully build a component that updates on changes in the viewport camera location, zoom, etc.…See More
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