algorithmic modeling for Rhino



Element is a mesh geometry plugin for Grasshopper, enabling mesh creation, analysis, transformation, subdivision, and smoothing. Element* provides access to mesh topology data using the Plankton half-edge data structure for polygon meshes.

Version 1.1 makes use of the Plankton halfedge mesh library by Daniel Piker and Will Pearson, released under the terms of the LGPL license (

The current version of Element* is developed for:

-Rhino 5 (32 & 64 Bit)

-Grasshopper Version 0.9.0076 


Download Element* v1.1 from Food4Rhino

Visit the Element* Chapter in the Grasshopper Primer Here

For any questions regarding Element* please use the Discussion Forum below.

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Latest Activity: Sep 20, 2023

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HelloI have a question about one component. i use culebra. in example file they use one component from Element but it dosn`t exist in my plug-inContinue

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Started by MehrdadMarsousi Jun 25, 2019.

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Comment by MehrdadMarsousi on June 25, 2019 at 10:30pm
Comment by MehrdadMarsousi on June 25, 2019 at 10:29pm

When open grasshopper, yes plug-in is available but when try to open my culebra`s example grasshopper show me an error about Element Plug-in and when i try to download it dosn`t work


Comment by Leonardo Presente Gindri on April 2, 2019 at 2:23pm

The plugin still available?

Comment by archz2 on February 2, 2019 at 5:29am
I get "Sorry, the page you requested was not found." upon trying to download element plugin from the link given here. Please share the plugin again.

Comment by luciferjj on December 23, 2018 at 5:21am

I got a question. Why I followed the tutorial from the GH primer element chapter. But the mesh combine and clean can never work properly. and I flattened the data, still I got this. Forms are not combined. 

Comment by Julius on August 8, 2017 at 7:54am
Hi, would appreciate some video tutorials too..
Comment by Natalia De Leon on March 3, 2017 at 1:17pm

Hi!, are they some video tutorials that I can follow?

Comment by Luis Quinones on September 29, 2015 at 10:50am

Version 1.1 of Element* is now available for download at

Download Element* v1.1 from Food4Rhino

Comment by Luis Quinones on May 22, 2015 at 9:05am

Hi dvdrbls,

The link has been approved for download by food4Rhino, it is active now.

Comment by dvdrbls on May 21, 2015 at 6:54pm

food4rhino says access denied


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