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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Meerkat GIS Street Offset - trim/cull intersecting curves

Hello,I am reading curves from a SHP file using Meerkat in Grasshopper. The curves are placed where streets are placed. I have offset in both the positive and negative direction in order to get correct width of the street.My question is how do I…See More
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"Hi,Erik. The video is not complete, cause I don't know how to operate, is there any other tutorial?"
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FrameBackgroundColor, c#

Hello,I've been trying to retrieve the background color being used within a Rhino file. After digging around it seemed that "FrameBackgroundColor" was the appropriate method but I've had difficulty implementing it. In particular I am receiving…See More
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Samil replied to Samil's discussion re-engineering SPANISH PAVILLION 2010 shanghai expo
"do you mind sharing a video tutorial or just your grasshopper definitions"
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Samil replied to Samil's discussion re-engineering SPANISH PAVILLION 2010 shanghai expo
"yes exacly like that. how do you do that?"
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Meerkat GIS Street Offset - trim/cull intersecting curves

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FrameBackgroundColor, c#

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Trimming curves with curves then rebuilding, possible?

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