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: Dec 23, 2018

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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

Comment by Luis Quinones on May 20, 2015 at 7:37pm

Hi dvdrbls,

We will be updating the link tomorrow


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