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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Chris Mackey replied to kostas mourkos's discussion inquires regarding the shading mask component in the group Ladybug + Honeybee
"Abraham and Kostas, Thank you for all of the questions.  I wrote that description to the shading mask before I really understood what the function inside the component was doing.  I have just replaced it with the following: "An…"
14 minutes ago
Carlos Rivera replied to Carlos Rivera's discussion Random panels
"Hi Joshua, thanks for replying. If it's anything like what I need and I will serve as long to go now beginning to understand what can grasshopper and not go crazy trying to fix something complicated from now, the better I will continue studying…"
22 minutes ago
Chris Mackey replied to Ben Foster's discussion Can't let Ladybug or Honeybee Fly? in the group Ladybug + Honeybee
"Ben, From the what you describe and re-reading Mostapha's comments, it sounds like it is an issue with copying things to the memory of your system (or the "sticky" that Mostapha mentioned).  I attached a file that has a GHPython…"
37 minutes ago
Joshua Stellini replied to Carlos Rivera's discussion Random panels
"Hi Carlos,I'm not sure if its exactly what you're after as the images you have showed have a very clear gradient and are not exactly random per se, but i posted a discussion with a similar problem regarding randomly distributing color on a…"
1 hour ago
Moonbeast replied to Moonbeast's discussion Problem With Latest Version in the group Plankton
"All set, that took care of it. Thank you. Looking forward to playing with the latest version. As always, great work."
1 hour ago
Erik Sven Broberg commented on Ivo A. Semerdjiev's photo


"Hi, this would be wonderful if this is still available."
2 hours ago
Manuela replied to Manuela's discussion Problem with map tu surface ...and not only
"Hello Daniel, thank you for responding. Reading what you wrote you reminded me of the first attempt (reading and looking at the tutorial) for the mapping of the area actually was fine but then I created the offset of the problems on the surface.…"
2 hours ago
Carlos Rivera posted a discussion

Random panels

Hi, I'm new to grasshopper and wanted to know if it is possible to assign various shades of color to the panels of a facade, in turn list them and make cutting, if anyone has an idea of ​​the procedure to achieve this type of paneling as in the…See More
3 hours ago


Random panels 2 Replies

Started by Carlos Rivera in Discussion. Last reply by Carlos Rivera 22 minutes ago.

Problem with map tu surface ...and not only 3 Replies

Started by Manuela in Discussion. Last reply by Manuela 2 hours ago.

Practice with Voronoi (for GH newbie users :D) 2 Replies

Started by Digit in Discussion. Last reply by Digit 3 hours ago.

Voroni 3d component: decustrcted Voroni cells? 1 Reply

Started by Menco in Discussion. Last reply by M.K.T. Heinrich 4 hours ago.

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