# Hyperbolic Tower

This grasshopper definition is to create a Hyperbolic tower with helix partition. There are two features in this definition, first one is to use ‘function’ component to create geometry. The concept is explained in the image above. Basically, there are doughnut like floors through the whole tower, each has the same area. This was enabled […]

This post is about how to create diagrid on a surface by exploiting tree structure. The tutorial shows how to turn ‘tree data structure’ into a ‘single list’ by ‘flattening’ and ‘restructuring’ it into s tree structure with lists of ‘four points’. This process enables us to use ‘list item component’ to connect two corner […]

# Comparing Single list and multiple lists(tree structure)

Comparing Single list and multiple lists(tree structure) Difference between a single data list and multiple data lists in a single parameter(tree structure) Say we want to draw lines between the points on each curve. When the points on each line are in a single list, it becomes one single list as the two data lines […]

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# Grasshopper used for Simulaltion

Dynamic Building simulator from MIT Mobile Experience Lab on Vimeo. Another possibility of grasshopper. I think they wrote all the mathematical equations to give the output numbers… I want to see more than the parameter slides.!

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# Parametric truss + Distance, Series

This post is about how to exploit the ‘offset distance value’ of “parametric truss” by employing “distance” and “series”. Ghx file download will be available from  next week. Parametric Truss + Distance Parametric Truss + Distance in Rhino I hope you can see the highlighted points on the top left and bottom right corner. The […]

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# Parametric Truss

Parametric Truss in Rhinoceros Parametric Truss in Grasshopper Link to Parametric Truss Tutorial Well, actually, there is no thickness of the truss in the tutorial, but I wanted mine to have some thickness. So I extruded each surface according to each normal vector, but the end result didn’t seem like what I wanted. One side […]