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Generative Urban Design


Ever wanted to design the next Smart City?
Learn how to develop up a C# plugin in Rhino to develop up a generative system that will output thousands of variable urban designs with a click of a button.
Best for:

Designers wanting to generate out different city designs at the touch of a button.

Difficulty:
Duration:
5.5 Hours

Learning Objectives


  1. Learn how to develop up a C# plugin in Rhino
  2. Learn how to develop up a generative system that will output thousands of variable urban designs
  3. Learn how to add parameters based on urban design features
  4. Learn how to save and export digitally generated urban designs

Course Modules



First look into Rhino and the Git Repository.
  • 01 | Introduction
  • 02 | Setting up your Project
  • 03 | Testing the Connection to Rhino
  • 04 | Git Repository
Learn how to set up your Urban Simulator project.
  • 01 | The Urban Simulator
  • 02 | Remove Example Code
  • 03 | Plugin Functions
  • 04 | Committing to Github
  • 05 | Setting up the Main Class
Learn how to select and store the Precinct surface area.
  • 01 | Get the Precinct Surface
  • 02 | Storing the Surface
  • 03 | Debugging
Set up, generate and store the Road Network logic.
  • 01 | Road Network Logic
  • 02 | Extracting Precinct Borders
  • 03 | Generating Perpendicular Lines
  • 04 | Extending Curves to the Boundary
  • 05 | Setting up Recursion
  • 06 | Activating the Recursion
  • 07 | Tweaking Parameters
  • 08 | Random Seed Geneartor
  • 09 | Storing the Road Network
Learn how to create and subdivide Plots and their boundaries.
  • 01 | Creating Blocks
  • 02 | Shrinking Faces
  • 03 | Block Subdivision Strategy
  • 04 | Evaluating Points on the Block
  • 05 | Debugging the Block Width
  • 06 | Subdivision in Both Directions
  • 07 | Creating Plot Boundary Points
  • 08 | Making Side Boundary Lines
  • 09 | Creating Plot Surfaces
Offset, extrude and generate Buildings and then colour code them according to Building Type.
  • 01 | Finding Code Snippets Online
  • 02 | Offsetting Plots
  • 03 | Extruding Buildings
  • 04 | Setting up Plot Zoning
  • 05 | Assigning Plots to Blocks
  • 06 | Assigning Buildings to Plots
  • 07 | Linking the Plot and Block Objects
  • 08 | Checking Building Height Variations
  • 09 | Assigning Colour Based on Height
Learn how to quickly generate multiple design options.
  • 01 | Creating Multiple Options
  • 02 | Conclusions and Future Work

Skills and Careers




2D/3D Modelling


Design Automation


Digital Modelling


Evolving Architectures


Generative Design


Generative Processes


Parametric Design


Programming


Scripting


Urban Design


Architectural Design


Presentation

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 Manager (Architecture Design Firms), Design Technology Specialist, Senior Designer, Urban Data Analyst (Business Consultancy Firms), Urban Designer

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