GRASSHOPPER advanced

PLUG-INS         18 HOURS

 

Parametric Design with Plug-ins or Apps for Grasshopper  

Intensive course focused on the most popular and useful plugins for shape and structural optimization with stratetegies like form-finding, loops, tensegrity...

 

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Dates: December 6th, 7th and 8th

Timetable: 10am-2pm and 3,30 - 5,30pm

 Placecontrolmad (Madrid) - See Location

Course code: GH-AV


COURSE INFO

Level Intermediate. Previous knowledge in Grasshopper (basic level  Son necesarios conocimientos previos de Grasshopper a nivel básico (*) o haber realizado el curso de iniciación a Grasshopper

Instruction Language > English (basic). The instructor speaks Spanish.

Who is it for  > Aimed to proffesionals or students in engineering, architecture, design and backgrounds related

Requirements  >  It is NOT neccessary to bring your laptop.

Minimum number of students : 5

Maximum number of student : 12

 


PROGRAM

The aim is, taking Grasshopper as base tool, to go further with the most popular and best rated apps in order to speed up processes and optimize geometries or calculations; a quite time consuming task to carry out without them. We will go through these plugins learning how they work, main features and advantages playing with practical exercises. 

We will highlight key concepts in advanced design, architecture and engineering: topology, form-finding, structural optimization, fractals, loops, genetic and repetitive algorithms...

Also, we will see how to capture nice views and designs from your scripting, with a correct export option, animations...

STRUCTURE:

- Interactive flexible geometry

- Generative design

- Reaction diffusion

- Geometry from DNA parameters

- Generative path visualization

- Growth simulation by sub-D

- Generating and genetic algorithms

- Visualization techniques

Main plug-ins shown: 

Kangaroo: The most famous and downloaded app for Grasshopper (it is built in the current Grasshopper for Rhino 6). It is a live physics engine interactive simulation, optimization and form-finding directly within Grasshopper

Galapagos: available in the current Grasshopper build, it is a platform for the application of Evolutionary Algorithms to be used on a wide variety of problems by non-programmers 

Biomorpher: Interactive Evolutionary Algorithms (IEAs) helping designers to explore the wide combinatorial space of parametric models without always knowing where you are headed. 

Anemone: works using repetitive algorithms to create loops or sequencial structures like those ones seen in fractals.

 

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ENROLLMENT

 

Individual registration

  • 245 euro  
  • 195 euro   -   Special registration (former controlmad students, students or unemployed)
First 4 registrations get an additional 5% discount, regardless the type of registration.

 

(*) Registration is made by rigorous order of emails received with payment proof or receipt


REGISTRATION INFO

Enrollment and spot reservation is only made once the student registers to the course, paying the corresponding amount.

 

How to register

 

Payment options

>   Bank transfer. Please, click above on "How to register" button for detailed information

>   Credit - Debit Card* (Secure e-commerce platform Redsys - BBVA). Please, click HERE

   *Only available in Spanish. Please contact us if you need we guide you through two very easy steps.

>   Paypal* using your account or with credit-debit card.

      *Please contact us for more details. Paypal additional management fees will be included.

 

QUESTIONS?

Contact us for more info by telephone at (+34) 91 539 33 66 or email us at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.. If you need it, we could set up a phone call on Skype (@controlmadfablab)