Develop a Twisted Skyscraper with Grasshopper

Stefan Boeykens, Architect-Engineer-Composer

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9 Lessons (55m)
    • 1. Introduction to Grasshopper

    • 2. Translate a Series of Curves

    • 3. Turning Torso introduction

    • 4. The Central Core

    • 5. Twisting the Curves

    • 6. Floor Thickness

    • 7. Calculating a facade: preparation

    • 8. Calculating a Facade: continued

    • 9. Reflecting on the overall result


About This Class

In this course, you apply a basic knowledge of 3D modelling into a Parametric Approach. 

Instead of creating one or two design models for a project, you learn how to develop an interactive, adapting model, controlled by a few chosen design parameters and capable of generating a wide range of design variants. Use the clever components to define an efficient and powerful system of interconnected components, creating geometry and applying geometric and mathematical operations. 

Learn the same techniques innovative architectural offices apply, such as Foster of Hadid, to develop their complex designs. 

Use a combination of modeled and generated geometry and still allow visual, artistic control over the result.

So please join us and discover this widely popular visual programming system and discover how you can create some surprising results with ease.