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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Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari replied to Ander Gortazar Balerdi's discussion problems with HBZone and AddGlazing component - GrizzlyBear in the group Ladybug + Honeybee
"Hi Ander, Just checked the file. This is a bug in the new Class that I wrote in Honeybee. It will happen for any planar surface which have non-rectangular glazing. I will try to get it fixed now but it may take longer. I will upload the new version…"
19 minutes ago
Erik Sven Broberg replied to Erik Sven Broberg's discussion Rigid Origami Beginner Question
" Amazing! This works like a charm. I overlooked the possibility of using mesh edges. Thanks to you very much. Great component.  Best,  Erik"
20 minutes ago
Erik Sven Broberg posted a discussion

Image Sample Hue Value to Point mapping question

Hi, I am totally stumped. I have used the image sampler to export the RGB values which I sorted and assigned numbers onto a matrix. I then dispatched the list into separate lists which I wish to use to map and scale polygons to points where the…See More
23 minutes ago
Sumeet Kumar replied to Sumeet Kumar's discussion Selecting rectangles whose centroids are in point containment.
"Thanks David."
38 minutes ago
Fernando Ferraz Ribeiro replied to Ángel Linares's discussion [SOLVED] Trying to deal with bipolar python TypeErrors
"Is there any coerceX tutorial or description of the various methods?"
1 hour ago
Eliot H posted a discussion

Deployment issues

Hi BryanWhile playing with GH for a bit this evening I was able to solve some of my issues. What remains is the following:1.   The bounding Box Component does not deploy my geometries across the entire surface target surface for a couple of the…See More
1 hour ago
Gabriel commented on Luis Fraguada's video

GH Mechanical Linkages S04 E4a

"Hello! can you Share the definition? ....I try to understand how does it work!...Sorry for my English"
4 hours ago
Kikas Palma posted a discussion

Foldable Structure

Hi guys! I’m trying to do a deployable structure that fold on itself and can be packed into a cubic box.  I'm facing a problem: when I try to fold, I want to maintain the length of the pipes, corresponding to the distance between the points (the…See More
4 hours ago


Rigid Origami Beginner Question 6 Replies

Started by Erik Sven Broberg in Discussion. Last reply by Erik Sven Broberg 20 minutes ago.

Image Sample Hue Value to Point mapping question

Started by Erik Sven Broberg in Discussion 23 minutes ago.

Selecting rectangles whose centroids are in point containment. 2 Replies

Started by Sumeet Kumar in Discussion. Last reply by Sumeet Kumar 38 minutes ago.

[SOLVED] Trying to deal with bipolar python TypeErrors 8 Replies

Started by Ángel Linares in VB, C# and Python Coding. Last reply by Fernando Ferraz Ribeiro 1 hour ago.

Deployment issues

Started by Eliot H in Discussion 1 hour ago.

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