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The Grasshopper Primer // Github Project

Are you interested in contributing to the Grasshopper Primer?

The Grasshopper Primer is now an open source project. We’ve established a github repository so that you can suggest edits, add new content, or translate the primer into the language of your choice.
Find the project repository here, or take a look at the …

Added by GIL AKOS on July 7, 2015 at 11:30am — 7 Comments

Schedule Announced // Embedded Intelligence

We have an exciting collection of workshops, lectures, and seminars planned for the AA Visiting School in New York City next month. Check it out at Embedded Intelligence.

Added by GIL AKOS on June 17, 2015 at 5:56pm — 2 Comments

Building on 2014 this summer // Embedded Intelligence

Join us again this summer from July 6-17 for an inspiring ten days of design innovation.

Last year, Embedded Intelligence, the Architectural Association's Visiting School New York examined the…


Added by GIL AKOS on June 14, 2015 at 7:07pm — 1 Comment

Chuck Hoberman // Embedded Intelligence 2015 Lecturer Spotlight

Nowhere do the disciplines of art, architecture, and engineering fuse as seamlessly as in the work of inventor Chuck Hoberman, internationally known for his “transformable structures.” Through his products, patents, and structures, Hoberman demonstrates how objects can be foldable, retractable, or shape-shifting. Such capabilities lead to functional benefits: portability, instantaneous opening, and intelligent responsiveness to the built environment.…


Added by GIL AKOS on June 8, 2015 at 9:16am — 2 Comments

New Web Edition of the Grasshopper Primer!

We are please to announce that we have launched a web-friendly version of the Grasshopper Primer

Added by GIL AKOS on June 5, 2015 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Sean Ahlquist // Embedded Intelligence 2015 Lecturer Spotlight

Embedded Intelligence 2015 Lecturer Spotlight: Sean Ahlquist, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Sean Ahlquist is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He is a part of the Cluster in Computational Media and Interactive Systems which connects…


Added by GIL AKOS on June 4, 2015 at 8:03pm — 1 Comment

Embedded Intelligence // New York City

Embedded Intelligence, AA Visiting School New York

Join us July 6-17 for a unique educational experience devoted to exploring the intersection of natural systems and advanced manufacturing.

In its second year, Embedded Intelligence will examine the possibility for biological models to influence and enhance architectural systems.…


Added by GIL AKOS on May 27, 2015 at 10:50pm — 2 Comments

Third Edition of the Grasshopper Primer | Foundations Released

We are very excited to be releasing the Third Edition of the Grasshopper Primer!

This primer, titled Foundations, introduces you to the…


Added by GIL AKOS on October 3, 2014 at 4:45pm — 18 Comments

Facades+ is coming to Dallas, Texas!

Calling all architects, fabricators, developers, consultants, and other design professionals: We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for Facades+ Dallas symposium and workshops. Facades+ is a robust dialogue encompassing all things building skin, bridging industry, academia, the profession, operations, and ownership. Join us on October 30th…


Added by GIL AKOS on September 17, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Join Andrew Heumann, NBBJ at Facades+ Chicago

Strategies for Parametric Collaboration with Rhino and Grasshopper at Facades+ Performance led byAndrew Heumann of NBBJ. This workshop is not to be missed.

This workshop will study how building massing,…


Added by GIL AKOS on July 9, 2014 at 6:17am — 2 Comments

Facades+ CHI early bird pricing ends soon

Facades+ Performance is coming to Chicago July 24/25! Early bird pricing for registration ends Sunday. Don't miss your chance to attend the premiere conference on building enclosures.…


Added by GIL AKOS on June 26, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

3 Weeks to Facades+ NYC - Workshops are selling out

Sign up before they sell out! Workshops at Facades+ are led by experts in architecture and technology AND you can earn AIA CEUs in a hands-on environment.…


Added by GIL AKOS on April 6, 2014 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Fast-paced evolution of facade technology & design explored at Facades+NYC

Join AEC leaders at the Facades+ Symposium 04/24 for new perspectives on building skins and sustainable design practices.

Added by GIL AKOS on April 3, 2014 at 6:13am — 1 Comment

Learn directly from the experts and CAD developers @ Facades+

Learn directly from the experts and developers of cutting edge CAD software. April 25th @ Facades+. See you there!

Added by GIL AKOS on April 2, 2014 at 9:08am — No Comments

ACADIA Call Extended to Apr 14th

Acadia 2014 Design Agency call extended to April 14th. Share your research, writing, and projects this Fall in LA. We will see you there!

Added by GIL AKOS on April 2, 2014 at 6:01am — No Comments

More Performance More Shells

Check out the additional models fabbed, assembled, and displayed by participants of our recent Performance Shells workshop at Tex Fab

Added by GIL AKOS on April 1, 2014 at 3:27pm — 2 Comments

Facades+ NYC is one month away!

Don't miss keynotes by Gordon Gill and Joshua Prince-Ramus on Day01 and Technology Workshops led by industry experts on Day02.

Added by GIL AKOS on March 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

New Prototyping Shield by Andy Payne featured this Weekend at Mode Lab

Andy Payne will be featuring the new version of his Prototyping Shield this weekend at the Making Interactive Prototoypes workshop.


"Mount your shield on top of your Arduino Uno and start bringing your ideas to life!"…


Added by GIL AKOS on November 1, 2013 at 9:23am — No Comments

Making Interactive Prototypes Workshop this weekend and New Course Online!

Register Now for Making Interactive Prototypes Workshop!

Andy Payne, lead developer of Firefly, will be conducting the …


Added by GIL AKOS on October 29, 2013 at 10:03pm — No Comments





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