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/or address 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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Building heights trick 6 Replies

Hi Djordje,I thought I would share something I have been testing lately.Here in the UK the government has scanned with LIDAR technology (laser pointing to measure surface height) many parts of the country and in particular London. Point clouds are…Continue

Started by Olivier Dambron. Last reply by mikyoung kim yesterday.

Can buildings that are too small be represented in 3d? 7 Replies

First of all, thank you for sharing this great program. But there is a question. Can buildings that are too small be represented in 3d? Small buildings are not represented in the current coordinates. In the file,…Continue

Started by mikyoung kim. Last reply by mikyoung kim on Friday.

Error even with the example file. Everything seems to be normal 10 Replies

Hi there, I used gismo two years or so ago and everything worked well, I was planning to use it but I get an error even with the example file.. I have the MapWinGis v4.961 x 64, gismo is peeping and everything but by the time i press the boolean…Continue

Started by Leonardo Pate. Last reply by djordje Apr 28.

Error of OSM shape 18 Replies

Hi Djordje,When I wanna make a mapping of Melbourne by using Gismo, I got this problem. I send you the screenshot and maybe it would be clearer. This is my first time to use Gimso and I have downloaded the MapWinGIS version x64. My laptop is…Continue

Started by zecong tan. Last reply by djordje Apr 18.

Layering OSM data with downloaded SHP files 1 Reply

Hi again,Here's my other newbie question for Gismo: I'd like students to be able to produce comparative analysis in New York City and the surrounding region using GIS and other map data. GISMO is working well for the "base layer" of buildings and…Continue

Started by Josh Draper. Last reply by djordje Apr 15.

Gismo _runit and _bakeit slowness - how to manage? 4 Replies

Hi,I'm brand new to Gismo. It's very exciting to be able to generate urban 3d models that once took days to create.I have a simple question about managing Gismo definitions. I've been adapting the included example file…Continue

Started by Josh Draper. Last reply by Josh Draper Apr 14.

Terrain Generator error 3 Replies

Hi, I have installed Gismo and all the prerequisite softwares yesterday - all seem to be functioning on Rhino 6. However when I tried to get the analyse terrain example to work, I receive this error message:This component requires topography data to…Continue

Started by Juliette V. Last reply by djordje Apr 6.

Generate terrain error 5 Replies

Hi, thanks for this great plugin.I've used this successfully in the past, but the last few days I keep getting an error message when using the generate terrain component, source 2 still works, but 0 and 1 give this error.:1. This component requires…Continue

Started by Glen. Last reply by djordje Mar 26.

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