62-225 // 48-783 // Parametric Modeling & Scripting Seminar

Resources

General texts

Arturo Tedeschi.  AAD – Algorithms-Aided Design. Len Penseur Publisher, 2014

Helmut Pottmann, Andreas Asperl, Michael Hofer, and Axel Kilian. Architectural Geometry. Bentley Institute Press, 2007

Wassim Jabi.  Parametric Design for Architecture. Lawrence King Publishing, 2013

Grasshopper online

GH Gateway >> get started here with access to tutorials, videos, and other resources

GH Forum >> go here to find answers to specific GH questions from the GH community

GH Commands >> a list of all GH components with minimal description

Grasshopper Primer >> great reference material to have on hand (pdf)

GH Plugins >> extensions for the Grasshopper environment

Rhinoscript online

Rhinoscript Primer >> great reference material to have on hand (pdf)

Rhino Scripting Gateway >> get started here with access to tutorials, example code, etc.

Rhino Python Forum >> go here to find answers to specific scripting questions in Rhino

RhinoCommon SDK >> have this open for reference while scripting in Rhino

Nature of Code >> great set of video tutorials in GH Python based on Daniel Shiffman’s text

Python >> general support for programming in Python

Lynda >> great video tutorials on all things digital. Sign in through CMU for free access

Stack Overflow >> an all purpose online forum to ask programming questions

Product Links

Rhinoceros CAD
Grasshopper visual programming and algorithmic modeling for Rhino
Firefly physical computing extensions for Grasshopper
Python scripting object for Grasshopper
Python Rhino API documentation