algorithmic modeling for Rhino



Chimpanzee plug-in is suitable for fractal enthusiasts.

Grasshopper plug-in for Rhino 6 written in Python includes currently 71 components which focus on fractals, maps, strange attractors, hyperchaotic systems and iterated function systems.


I would appreciate any feedback, suggestions or reports of bugs. Please email me at

To install:

  • Delete any previous versions of Chimpanzee you have installed
  • In Grasshopper, choose File > Special Folders > Components folder > Unblocked the files
  • Restart Rhino and Grasshopper

Chimpanzee changelog


Aug 31, 2019 - Chimpanzee 0.2. 

  • Update to add 38 new components including hyperchaotic systems, maps and strange attractors. Additional features and options added including exponent input to Mandelbrot Set and Burning Ship.

Nov 11, 2018 - Chimpanzee 0.1 

  • initial release

Further development may include Mandelbulb, Quaternion Julia Set, etc.

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Latest Activity: Sep 20, 2023

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problem when installed Chimpanzee plugin

Hello I have a problem. I copied chimpanzee files to the spacial component folder. It suddenly closed itself after that I cant open grasshopper(but Rhino still can be opened). I tried reinstall the…Continue

Started by Puree Nov 21, 2019.

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