Generative Skyscraper Designs
Architects looking to automatically generate infinite versions of building designs.
- Learn how to create a building using points and Surfaces in Grasshopper
- Learn how to create an array of levels in a building.
- Learn how to input parameters into Galapagos to automate the generation of building designs.
- Learn how to save and export building designs generated using Grasshopper and Galapagos.
- 01 | Introduction
- 02 | Initial Building Points
- 03 | Top Building Points
- 04 | Round the Curves
- 05 | Add Rotation
- 06 | Add in a Second Building
- 01 | Random Numbers
- 02 | Creating a Cluster
- 03 | Converting All Parameters
- 04 | Adjusting Building 2
- 01 | Creating Planes
- 02 | Creating Floorplates
- 01 | Determine Gross Floor Area
- 02 | Galapagos Solver
- 03 | Recording the Galapagos Solver
- 04 | Adjusting the Inputs
- 05 | Editing the Script
- 06 | Bake out Iterations
- 01 | Previewing the Iterations
Skills and Careers
Digital Optimization and Performance
These are some great careers that this course will prepare you for:
3D Modeller, 3d Parametric Design And Visualisation Specialist, Architect, Architectural And Urban Design Specialist, Architectural Assistant, Architectural visualiser, Computational Designer, Design Technology Specialist, Designer, Digital Design Engineer, Senior Designer, Technologist, Urban Designer
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