algorithmic modeling for Rhino

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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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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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shehzad irani replied to huaxiamengqing's discussion transparency Canvas back color
"Thank you so much for this component. It is what i have been looking for, for a very long time. You guys are real nice.  Pity we cannot read / write what you write. Hope someday we will be able to.  regards,"
4 minutes ago
Will fu replied to Will fu's discussion Space Frame Connection: Messy!
"Tried that but it's still not referencing the same rectangular plane which I think is the main problem. It's still referencing a corner rather than the centre..."
13 minutes ago
David Rutten replied to kipodi's discussion advanced box morph
"If you propose an algorithm of hot to map a 3D point (xyz) into twisted box (uvw) coordinates I can make you a component that does it. -- David Rutten"
22 minutes ago
David Hines posted a blog post

Populous Job : Brisbane Australia

The Brisbane office of Populous are looking for a Rhino / GH experienced user, preferably with 5 years experience of Rhino and GH work and a knowledge of Revit, send c.vs / contact…See More
23 minutes ago
Tibbar Looc replied to Tanja Flower's discussion Problem by making 2D-drawings of a wafflesystem?
"I couldn't understand which problem you are talking about. if it's about the Explode/Join/RInt/Clean thing and if it is working, then there's no problem. You know, when you do this with a triangle or trapezoid envelope, your…"
31 minutes ago
Danny Boyes replied to Agneesh's discussion Tricky1 - Latitude & longitudinal co-ordinate points into points & lines
"For reference: Scroll down to Cartographic Tables: Table 7 - Length of Degree of Latitude and Longitude."
37 minutes ago
ng5 Alex replied to Hasse Bové Schou's discussion Random selection of Facade panels
"Hello like i mentioned in earlier post, you are sampling 5152 mesh centroids and the image sampler outputs 2943 unique colors (number found through create set component). there is nothing wrong with the definition. so with so many colors it does…"
38 minutes ago
peter fotiadis replied to Marc Syp's discussion Pain Points in Grasshopper
"Interesting job ad you shared, shows how little the person advertising understands parametric modeling. Understanding means nothing unless you have applied it. Well Steve...not quite : This firm is looking for a project Architect meaning an…"
58 minutes ago


transparency Canvas back color 2 Replies

Started by huaxiamengqing in Discussion. Last reply by shehzad irani 4 minutes ago.

Space Frame Connection: Messy! 2 Replies

Started by Will fu in Discussion. Last reply by Will fu 13 minutes ago.

advanced box morph 3 Replies

Started by kipodi in Discussion. Last reply by David Rutten 22 minutes ago.

Problem by making 2D-drawings of a wafflesystem? 4 Replies

Started by Tanja Flower in Discussion. Last reply by Tibbar Looc 31 minutes ago.

Tricky1 - Latitude & longitudinal co-ordinate points into points & lines 4 Replies

Started by Agneesh in Discussion. Last reply by Danny Boyes 37 minutes ago.

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