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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Tim replied to Tim's discussion Ladybug Sunlight Hours Analysis - LegendPar (Update Ladybug in the group Ladybug + Honeybee
"Ok, got it. Signed up there, see how it works and how I can help. Just a fun question from a perfectionist Nazi: Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!? X'D"
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Angela.nk commented on OrNouveau's photo

einstein Image Sampler

"hi, may i know how can you make this image? thanks angela"
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Tim replied to Tim's discussion Populate geometry with single point through iterations (Anemone) produces a pattern instead of randomness
"Hi there Martyn, I get your point, but, ah, I wish I had that awesome tool for making GIFs just from your screen, it would have been so much easier. The thing is that they start out with plenty of space around and never intersect, it is when the…"
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esc11 replied to esc11's discussion problems with kangaroo (form finding) and lunchbox (panelization)
"Guys,sorry but I've URGENT to find a solution!!! PLEASE HELP ME or also give me an help to find different ways! Thanks"
29 minutes ago
Tim replied to Tim's discussion Populate geometry with single point through iterations (Anemone) produces a pattern instead of randomness
"Hi Systemiq, Thanks for sharing the packing example back then, it really helped me grasp the looping components (although I prefer anemone in the end for its accurateness with the wires, you will see in the attached file)))  Could you please…"
36 minutes ago
Eduardo Artigas replied to Eduardo Artigas's discussion Problem with energy simulation when using hybrid system in the group Ladybug + Honeybee
"I decided to take another way and finally i´ve got some results that look realistic. Anyway I have a question regarding natural ventilation component. An importan parameter for natural ventilation calculation is the terrain type. I can see…"
40 minutes ago
Angela.nk commented on Hyungsoo Kim's photo

Random Cross Line Mesh panel for Laser Cut

"would you please send the definition to me?"
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Daming Nie commented on Gicu89's video

TMP Origami Parametric modeling

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problems with kangaroo (form finding) and lunchbox (panelization) 5 Replies

Started by esc11 in Discussion. Last reply by esc11 29 minutes ago.

panelizing mesh

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