algorithmic modeling for Rhino



Simply put, Monolith is a voxel-based modeling editor. It is an ongoing research project focusing on the development of new digital representations and design workflows that inhabit the space between traditional computer aided design (CAD) and three dimensional voxel based image processing with the aim of allowing a very fine level of control over volumetric material distributions, especially in light of new multi-material 3D printing technologies.

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Hi,I see that all discussion topics are 2 years old at least.Is this forum active?I've sent messages to other Monolith sites without any reply.Is the build volume within Monolith…Continue

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output Elevation and sections with dimensions

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Monolith for Rhino 6 GH?

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Installing Monolith for GH 6 Replies

Hi Guys, Great work! I cant wait to get started. I am however having a few problems with making Monolith work with GH, I found the GHA file in the Monolith folder, and I copied it to my library…Continue

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Comment by emeceo on May 15, 2017 at 6:33am

Hello there !!

Does anyone know how to cap the gap between two isomeshes, something like sweep to 2 rail. I have a min-max treshold  to build two isomeshes. The Iso Mesh component let you cap one iso mesh at the time.

Another question along the same subject, is there a way to cap the isomesh in both directions. By this I mean to cap from 0 to X and from X to 1. (X = threshold value)

Thanks in advance!


Comment by Sophie on May 4, 2017 at 10:04am

Hey Guys!

I recently started with Monolith for GH, but I have no idea how to build something that is less 'soft'. Is there a way to make something that is more edged? I hope you know what I mean.

Thanks for your help! 

Comment by Suna on March 10, 2017 at 8:48am

hi andy,

i love what could be done with the plug in in grasshopper, but unfortunately i don't succeed to get any result. can i find info on how to use monolith in grasshopper? or any tutorials? :) thanks in advance

Comment by emeceo on March 6, 2017 at 2:04pm

cool It work thanks !!!

Comment by Andy Payne on March 6, 2017 at 1:39pm

I think you need to move the cull pattern component.  Basically, you'll feed the main voxel field into the Get Voxel Points value.  Then, feed the points output into the L-input of the Cull Pattern component.  You will still use the output of the Gate And component as your pattern... but I think if you do this, it will properly filter your points.

Comment by emeceo on March 6, 2017 at 1:35pm

Hello Andy. Thanks for your fast reply!

I did what you suggested and to cull the points based on the compared values isn`t working. Please see jpg attached.

Thanks again!


Comment by Andy Payne on March 6, 2017 at 12:32pm

Hi Emeceo,

Yes, you could use the Get Voxel Values component to return a list of numeric values stored in each channel.  From there, you could simply use a comparison operator to determine if the values are above or below a certain threshold and remove them from the list.  HTH.

Comment by emeceo on March 6, 2017 at 12:25pm

Hello there!

Is there a way to cull voxels inside a threshold of isovalues.

For the moment I have the meshes that represent the bounds of that isovalues and I would like to be able to pick the voxles that fit inside or in between this two meshes.

Thanks for u help !!!

Comment by Andy Payne on February 28, 2017 at 8:58am

Ok.  The Monolith build has been updated with an extended time-bomb.  Feel free to download the installer at the usual place:

Comment by Andy Payne on February 28, 2017 at 6:38am

Hi Vongsawat.  My apologies.  We had a time-bomb in the software and it expired today (Feb. 28th).  We will be issuing a new version later this afternoon.


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