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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Anastasios Kokkos added a discussion to the group Ladybug + Honeybee

ETFE simulation_ EP and Radiance

Hi,I have been trying to model ETFE cushions for EP and Radiance. For Radiance I am introducing manually results as produced by LBNL but for EP I have my doubts if a representation of a single layer using "windowMaterial" component is enough as ETFE…See More
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Anders Holden Deleuran replied to vladimir ondejcik's discussion Inflatable in Kangaroo 2 in the group Kangaroo
"Kangaroo2 has the Volume goal which might work for you. I'm not sure if this only works for a closed mesh though. If so you might want to have a look at Dave Stasiuk's custom goal here which works similarly to the Pressure force in…"
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Zhengyu Xue replied to Zhengyu Xue's discussion Need help about using Kangaroo for form finding
"Dear Lord of amazing connections, oke, form finding has been thrown to the corner at this moment.. I have three points: 1) first is an elaboration of my idea about optimisation which can answer your question above. All I do now is to realize the…"
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Carlos Avendaño replied to vladimir ondejcik's discussion Inflatable in Kangaroo 2 in the group Kangaroo
"Hi Vladimir. It will be good if you upload a graphic representation that shows what do you have in mind. I should also like to point out that I am not an expert but I have been collecting lots of definitions related…"
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Tim posted a discussion

Populate geometry with single point through iterations (Anemone) produces a pattern instead of randomness

Hello forum,I don't even know where to begin. In short, randomly populating a vast area (rectangle facade) with random rectangles turned out to be not so "random":…See More
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Need help about using Kangaroo for form finding 18 Replies

Started by Zhengyu Xue in Discussion. Last reply by Zhengyu Xue 19 minutes ago.

changing the shape of a grid based on the curvature of the surface 2 Replies

Started by shaya zaboli in Discussion. Last reply by shaya zaboli 30 minutes ago.

Loft Invalid Brep HELP!!!! 3 Replies

Started by Archiheart in Discussion. Last reply by Pieter Segeren 50 minutes ago.

How can I morph geometry between two irregular surfaces? 5 Replies

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