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Grasshopper Essentials


This course introduces Architects and designers to the essentials of Grasshopper. Students will learn how to extract and use data from existing geometry and construct various types of forms to improve their workflow using parametric design techniques.
Best for:

Architects looking to enhance their parametric design skills.

Difficulty:
Duration:
3 Hours

Learning Objectives


  1. Participants will be able to understand the various functions available within the interface to measure and model 3D architectural designs using Grasshopper software.
  2. Participants will be familiar with the different types of Components available to create 3D architectural designs using Grasshopper software.
  3. Participants will be able to extract and use data to measure and model 3D architectural designs using Grasshopper software.
  4. Participants will be able to construct various types of geometry to create 3D architectural designs using Grasshopper software.

Course Modules



Explore and become familiar with the Grasshopper interface
  • 01 | Introduction
  • 02 | Interface
  • 03 | Grasshopper Objects
  • 04 | Object State
  • 05 | Anatomy of the component
Components are your toolkit! Learn about the different types.
  • 01 | Containers
  • 02 | Constructors
  • 03 | Visualisation
  • 04 | Control Mechanisms
Everything revolves around data. Get familiar!
  • 01 | Single vs Multiple Data
  • 02 | Data matching
  • 03 | Sequences
  • 04 | Strings
Extract and use data from existing geometry.
  • 01 | Proximity Attractor
  • 02 | Areas
  • 03 | Parameter Space
  • 04 | Closest Points
  • 05 | Containment
Construct various types of geometry.
  • 01 | Lines
  • 02 | Curves
  • 03 | Circles
  • 04 | Loft
  • 05 | Extrude
  • 06 | Pipe

Skills and Careers




2D/3D Modelling


Architectural Design


Complex Modelling


Digital Modelling


Digital Optimization and Performance


Facade Design


Generative Design


Parametric Design


Panelling

These are some great careers that this course will prepare you for:

2D/3D Animator, 3D Modeller, 3d Parametric Design And Visualisation Specialist, Architect, Architectural And Urban Design Specialist, Architectural Assistant, Architectural Coordinator, Architectural Documenter, Architectural visualiser, Computational Designer, Design Technology Leader/ BIM Manager, Design Technology Manager (Architecture Design Firms), Design Technology Specialist, Design/Production Manager (Construction Firm), Digital Design Engineer, Digital Fabrication And Smart Manufacturing Specialist, Digital Fabrication Freelancer, Digital Fabricator, Digital Optimisation Consultant (Architect/Engineering Firms, Manager of Digital Fabrication

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Architect designing

You'll design faster and more accuratelly


Our members report on average they save 4.4 hours a week per person on design after taking our training. We also provide time-saving plugins to eliminate manual work.

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Our ArchiStar expert team and massive ArchiStar community are here to support you. We answer any question you have within 24 hours (normally a lot faster).


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Architect designing

You'll design faster and more accuratelly


Our members report on average they save 4.4 hours a week per person on design after taking our training. We also provide time-saving plugins to eliminate manual work.



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We have over $25,434 worth of members discounts on most popular software programs. Also, with the design time savings you can take on more projects without adding new staff.



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Our ArchiStar expert team and massive ArchiStar community are here to support you. We answer any question you have within 24 hours (normally a lot faster).





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