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.

Also, check out these tutorial videos...

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Tomasz Gancarczyk commented on Tomasz Gancarczyk's video


"Hi Frank, to be honest I don't remeber much :/ it was quite  a long time ago. And the resultwas quite bad.  Metaball is slow and not the best way to recreate surface from points. Check out Millipede and how  to create…"
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Fletcher Hawkins posted a discussion

Extruding a Geometry to Surface profile

Hey,Im looking for some help to extrude a specific grid of rectangles using a separate surface as the parameter. I want to be able to edit the surface parameter to achieve various scenarios. I have attached images of what i want to achieve. I did…See More
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Danny Boyes replied to Candace Thatcher's discussion Tablet + Grasshopper?
"Grasshopper requires Rhino in order to run. There a smaller number of tablets that can run the windows os with an intel processor namely the Microsoft surface pro variety. I advise you to go and look up the minimum spec for running rhino at…"
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Paola Bianco commented on Ivan Tavarez Blanco's photo


"Wow. It's very interesting, can you share the definition please? "
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David Rutten replied to huaxiamengqing's discussion How can I get the geometrybase's OCS?
"Although I think base planes are being introduced in Rhino6, they are not defined for objects in Rhino5. This has always been a problem with both Bongo and Gumballs, as they need to store the base plane data in some non-standard fashion. Both Bongo…"
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Extruding a Geometry to Surface profile

Started by Fletcher Hawkins in Discussion 32 minutes ago.

Tablet + Grasshopper? 1 Reply

Started by Candace Thatcher in FAQ (Frequent Questions and Problems). Last reply by Danny Boyes 2 hours ago.

How can I get the geometrybase's OCS? 1 Reply

Started by huaxiamengqing in VB, C# and Python Coding. Last reply by David Rutten 3 hours ago.

Ingress game simulation -- cull intersecting / overlapping Breps 12 Replies

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