algorithmic modeling for Rhino



Hi everyone!

Ivy is a plug-in for mesh analysis, partitioning and unrolling inside the Grasshopper environment. 

Ivy uses notions and algorithms from Graph Theory and applies them towards mesh geometry exploration.

In order to enable the use of graph theory specific algorithms, a new custom data type was created. The MeshGraph is an abstract construct that combines the geometric characteristics of the mesh with sets of linked data containers. The data containers that can be visualized as the mesh faces are the nodes of the graph and the links between them are the graph edges. The graph edges can be visualized as the mesh topological edges. 

You can download Ivy and a bunch of examples and the manual from food4rhino.

Here is the Vimeo Ivy Tutorial Channel 

Ivy Tutorials


Ivy was started at UC Berkeley with help and council from Kyle Steinfeld. 

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Custom Agent Behaviour C# Code

Could you provide the source code for the example "Custom Agent Behaviour scripted in Ivy for Grasshopper (mesh walkers)" you posted on vimeo? …Continue

Started by William Nemitoff Sep 15, 2019.

Graph Topology 1 Reply

Is there a way to manually define the topology of the mesh-graph. Ivy automatically determines the branching structure of the mesh-graph however, I would like to be in control of the mesh-graph is…Continue

Started by Stan Carroll. Last reply by Andrei Nejur Aug 17, 2019.

problem with new version and SDK??

HI!When I open Gh after add Ivy 1.0 show me this error...the ivy component library was built against a newer minor version of the grasshopper SDKanyone knows who??thanks!Continue

Started by muskku Jun 2, 2019.

Weaving working only with example mesh

I am playing with the weave example tutorial. It works fine with the mesh provided in the example, however, when I input a mesh of my own I get an error at the'Thin Mesh' component the error is …Continue

Tags: ThinMeshError, ivy

Started by Stan Carroll May 29, 2019.


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