Grasshopper & Rhino Architectural Structure Curve Attractor

how to create an arched structure that is parametric with Grasshopper and detail it using Rhino

If you are interested in Grasshopper and want to learn how it works, this is perfect for you. Don’t be intimidated and give it a try! My name is David Copete and I will make sure to guide you through the exercise steps so you can learn the interface and how to work with this program. Once you get through the initial learning stage, it will become one of your most useful design tools.

What you’ll learn

  • How to use Grasshopper for Rhino.
  • How parametric design works.
  • How to create a parametric structure.
  • 3D Modeling.
  • 3D Architecture.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 1min.
  • BASE FORM –> 1 lecture • 14min.
  • GEOMETRY SUBDIVISION AND FRAMES –> 1 lecture • 7min.
  • CURVE ATTRACTOR SETUP –> 1 lecture • 6min.
  • CURVE ATTRACTOR AND FRAMES –> 1 lecture • 7min.
  • EXPORT APPLY MATERIALS AND RENDER –> 1 lecture • 10min.

Grasshopper & Rhino Architectural Structure Curve Attractor

Requirements

  • Basic Rhino.
  • Basic Grasshopper.

If you are interested in Grasshopper and want to learn how it works, this is perfect for you. Don’t be intimidated and give it a try! My name is David Copete and I will make sure to guide you through the exercise steps so you can learn the interface and how to work with this program. Once you get through the initial learning stage, it will become one of your most useful design tools.

In this class you will learn how to create an arched structure with a curve attractor to change scale using Grasshopper for Rhino. These tutorials are great for students who are trying to expand their design arsenal. They will allow you to create some complex and impressive designs in a quick amount of time. The steps in this tutorial are useful for many other applications. So make sure to follow me for future lessons, and let me know if you have any questions, or ideas for future videos. By the end of this course, you will have a better understanding of how Parametric Design works and how you can apply it to your specific use case.

I highly recommend this lesson! Why?

· It is simple and straightforward with full explanations of the process of parametric design using Grasshopper.

· I will show you a real world example. By the end of the lesson you have a useful script that you can use to share with your firm, or impress your friends and teachers.

Who can benefit from this lesson?

· Beginners who want to learn Grasshopper and Parametric Design

· Architects

· Engineers

· Design students

· 3D modelers interested in parametric design.

· 3D Print designers