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Utilizing Algorithms to Design a Parametric Skyscraper in Grasshopper

by Josh Lobel

Throughout this Grasshopper tutorial, we'll use specific techniques to advance your expertise in Grasshopper, specifically in relation to data tree management. Software required: Rhino 5, Grasshopper 0.9.0075.

What you'll learn

Throughout this Grasshopper tutorial, we'll use specific techniques to advance your expertise in Grasshopper, specifically in relation to data tree management. The key topics we'll cover throughout these lessons involve learning how to generate synchronous 2D drawings, in-depth explanations of how data trees are managed in Grasshopper, and how to make the most effective use of this organizational system to create efficient definitions. By the end of this Grasshopper training, you'll gain a practical understanding of how to efficiently manipulate large amounts of data in the shortest amount of time and with the greatest control, as well as tips and tricks for how to handle errors and debugging as they arise. Software required: Rhino 5, Grasshopper 0.9.0075.

About the author

Josh Lobel is a designer, technologist and educator who has been working in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry for the past 14 years. He specializes in parametric design and Building Information Modeling (BIM.) Josh studies the social and ideological challenges facing digital design technology, with a focus on process innovation. Josh has written, taught, and presented internationally on topics related to digital design technology and modeling techniques and was a contributo... more

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