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Top 5 Facts Every Architect Needs To Know About Grasshopper



If you would like to find out how Grasshopper software can help you to get the most from Rhino 3D, then this article will interest you.

Here is why...

As you know, Rhino3D is the world’s most versatile architectural modeller. It can create, analyse, edit, and much more. There are almost no limits to the architectural complexity it can produce. However, it does have limitations in terms of usability and function.

That's why Grasshopper 3D was created.

Grasshopper® is a plugin that automates complex designs far beyond what Rhino3D can do on its own.

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For example:

  1. Grasshopper is a visual programming language and environment. No need to learn programming or scripting. Once installed, it’s ready to use.
  2. Grasshopper runs within the Rhinoceros 3D computer-aided design (CAD) application. This offers an extremely easy to understand GUI.
  3. Grasshopper is convenient: to create models and architectural designs all that’s needed is a simple drag and drop.  
  4. Since Grasshopper is a Rhinoceros 3D plug-in program, there is minimal main window layout. No wasted time searching for things because you can find what’s needed quickly.
  5. Grasshopper’s advanced features set includes parametric modelling for structural engineering - take that deep dive into data-driven designs!


It's no wonder that architects are using Grasshopper 3D to design some of the world's most prestigious buildings, most notably the world's tallest building, Shanghai Tower.

As you can see, Grasshopper Software is easy to use. It saves you time and allows you to automate complex design without programming knowledge.

And you can master the basics relatively quickly.

In fact, if you would like to discover how to use Grasshopper 3D, then you can take advantage of a FREE Account of ArchiStar Academy right now.

ArchiStar Academy is an online digital design training that teaches you the ins and outs of Grasshopper 3D.

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Posted on 20 Jan 2020

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