algorithmic modeling for Rhino



Gismo is a free and open source Grasshopper plugin for GIS environmental analysis.


Licensed under GPL-3.0+ license:

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Gismo enables automatic generation of urban environment and terrain geometry based on location's latitude-longitude coordinates and radius. This includes connection with openstreetmap website and generation of buildings, trees, roads, rivers and other map elements. 3d building elements can also be used as a context for further analysis types: isovist (visibility), solar radiation, thermal/wind comfort, cfd analysis...

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Missing building geometry 3 Replies

Hi,I was trying to use Gismo to generate building shapes at a location in Chicago. Comparing the results with Google Earth, it appears that several building shapes are missing from the Gismo generated model. Is there anything that I am doing…Continue

Started by Sarith Subramaniam. Last reply by djordje on Friday.

Gismo + Ladybug + ENVI-met connection 10 Replies

What happens when a penguin and a ladybug work together? A ladyguin!! :) Ladybug developer Antonello Di Nunzio has recently released a set of components…Continue

Tags: dispersion, pollutant, health, building, energy

Started by djordje. Last reply by djordje Jun 18.

Generate Terrain Not Connecting to OpenTopography Server 12 Replies

Hello djordie,Thanks for this amazing component. I have used it successfully on my personal PC, but on my work PC, I consistently get the server error.  I followed another forum post on this issue, tried turning off all firewalls, etc, but still…Continue

Started by Nate Wooten. Last reply by djordje Jun 14.

Terrain Generator : Invalid Brep 17 Replies

Hello Djordje,I'm running gismo since several days to perform benchmarks and creating automated generation context and export to use in game engines.Today, I was trying to test this location (…Continue

Started by Mathieu VENOT. Last reply by djordje Jun 14.

Retrieving elevation 4 Replies

Hello,The CreateLocation component says that :timeZone and elevation are always set to "0" as they do not affect Gismo componentsHow can i get the elevation value then ?RegardsJLContinue

Started by Jean-Louis Herman. Last reply by Jean-Louis Herman Jun 1.

Initializing Gismo 4 Replies

Hello,I'm trying to init Gismo with a minimalist GH file. I have set up MapWinGIS before.The Gismo gismo component shows this error message : "1. Solution exception:'LightException' object has no attribute 'components'"Any ideas ?Thank you in…Continue

Started by Jean-Louis Herman. Last reply by djordje May 31.

Tutorial: How to add information to Open street map 3 Replies

Let's say you would like to use Gismo to automatically find some types of buildings. Office buildings or Restaurants, Casino or Ambulance station. Gismo extracted the data from and generated their 3d shapes, but couldn't find what…Continue

Tags: value, amenity, key, tag, gismo

Started by djordje. Last reply by djordje May 10.

Gismo 0.0.2 Release Notes 15 Replies

This is the second release of Gismo plugin. It mainly fixes some of the reported bugs, but also adds the following features: 1) Gismo got a new developer: Guillaume Meunier.…Continue

Tags: underwater, terrain, floor, Nominatim, bathymetry

Started by djordje. Last reply by djordje May 9.

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