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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Fletcher Hawkins replied to Fletcher Hawkins's discussion Extruding a Geometry to Surface profile
"Got it working. thanks"
2 minutes ago
Anton Bakker replied to Anton Bakker's discussion Index not returning?
"Great :) Yes, got it. Learned something fundamental. thx"
11 minutes ago
Danny Boyes replied to Anton Bakker's discussion Index not returning?
"This example you post highlights and interesting conundrum. The fact is that the answer you get in U only exists in List B as the list A version has been culled. In order for List Index to work it can only compare the actual entity not the value…"
35 minutes ago
Lumo Studio Arch & Design posted a video

video explicativo criação de treliçado em superfice curva no Grasshopper

video explicativo criação de treliçado em superfice curva no Grasshopper -
37 minutes ago
Anton Bakker posted discussions
1 hour ago
Pirouz Nourian commented on Pirouz Nourian's group Space Syntax
"Hi Sarah and Fateme,  I have seen this error before. the method (said to be missing) is actually from Rhinocommon library and is definitely part of Rhino. As solved before; I guess this is because your Rhino is not up-to-date. To make sure…"
1 hour ago
Eduan Van Staden posted a discussion

Divide in sequence a polyline at a series of points

I've only recently started out on grasshopper and hoping to get some advice as I seem to run into some difficulty with the following:I've got a fairly simple task I'm trying to achieve, I want take a poly-line that will be offset by a set distance…See More
1 hour ago
Anton Szilasi commented on s.ali's video

Energy Efficiency in Parametric Algorithmic Architectural Design

" Hi Ali, While it is not as epic as your video please also take a look at my video using Geco and Archsim I love the music, Cheers Anton"
2 hours ago


Extruding a Geometry to Surface profile 4 Replies

Started by Fletcher Hawkins in Discussion. Last reply by Fletcher Hawkins 2 minutes ago.

Index not returning? 2 Replies

Started by Anton Bakker in Discussion. Last reply by Anton Bakker 11 minutes ago.

Delayed Kanagaroo Force input 1 Reply

Started by Esteban Pacheco in Discussion. Last reply by Daniel Piker 3 hours ago.

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