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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Introduction to Grasshopper Videos by David Rutten.

Wondering how to get started with Grasshopper? Look no further. Spend an some time with the creator of Grasshopper, David Rutten, to learn the fundamental of Grasshopper. No experience necessary. This video series and many other tutorials are available on our Tutorials page...

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Detail of Joints

"I don't know whether I want to do is the same as yours. The first picture is the reference I found, and the second picture is the shelf I am working on. I would like to use the joint in the reference. I will try whether I can figure it out…"
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Brian Ringley commented on Antonio Turiello's group GENERATOR 2
"Glad I asked! Thanks for sharing your work."
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Antonio Turiello commented on Antonio Turiello's group GENERATOR 2
"Hi Brian, absolutely not! ;) It is a new approach for designing form generators with Grasshopper. GENERATOR 1.0 and 2.0 are two different tools but they share the same concept. The first is for a basic use of GH (manual configurators: interactive…"
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point clustering along surface

Hi Folks,I realize there are much easier methods for this (script, Lunchbox), but something has been bugging me.  I wanted to test out a simple logic using native GH components. The idea is to use the center points from the Isotrim surfaces along…See More
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point clustering along surface

Started by Nick Bruscia in Discussion 3 hours ago.

Script: baking in Grasshopper and Retrieving the Geometry back 3 Replies

Started by Aditya Tognatta in VB, C# and Python Coding. Last reply by djordje 3 hours ago.

L-system pattern using divided lines

Started by Martin Turgeon in Discussion 7 hours ago.

Creating grid based on fixed dimension 7 Replies

Started by Belzebub in Discussion. Last reply by Valentin 7 hours ago.

extruding geometry as a closed volume 5 Replies

Started by Perry White in Discussion. Last reply by Michael Pryor 8 hours ago.

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Hollow Form

Posted by vaughn horsman on November 20, 2014 at 4:27am

Polygon Equalizer Form-Finding

Posted by M.K.T. Heinrich on November 17, 2014 at 8:32pm



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