AAD, Algorithms-aided design : parametric strategies using Grasshopper / Arturo Tedeschi ; foreword by Fulvio Wirz.

By: Tedeschi, Arturo, 1979- [author.].
Contributor(s): Wirz, Fulvio [writer of supplementary textual content.] | Andreani, Stefano [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Brienza, Italy : Le Penseur Publisher, 2014Edition: First edition.Description: 495 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788895315300; 8895315308.Subject(s): Grasshopper (Computer file) | Architectural design -- Data processing | Architectural design -- Technological innovations | Computer-aided design | Computer graphics | Automatic control
Contents:
Introduction : AAD_Algorithms-Added Design: from traditional drawings to the parametric diagram -- Algorithmic modeling with Grasshopper : Prerequisites and installation ; Grasshopper user interface ; Components and data ; Save and bake ; Display and control ; Grasshopper flow ; Basic concepts and operations -- Data: how to manage data in Grasshopper : Filters ; Numerical sequences ; Mathematical functions ; Conditions ; Remapping numbers, attractors -- Control: curves and surfaces in Grasshopper : NURBS curves ; Parametric representation of a curve ; Analysis of curves in Grasshopper ; Notion of curvature for planar curves ; Parametric representation of a surface ; Surface creation ; Analysis of surfaces using Grasshopper ; Notion of curvature for surfaces -- Transformations : Vectors ; Euclidean transformations ; Affine transformations ; Other transformations: Box Morph -- Skins: advanced data management : Manipulating the Data Tree ; Skins ; Sorting strategies using Data Tree -- Smoothness : NURBS and polygon meshes ; Polygon meshes ; Creating meshes in Grasshopper ; SubD in Grasshopper: Weaverbird plug-in ; Subdivision of triangular meshes: loop algorithm ; Subdivision of quadrangular meshes: Catmull-Clark algorithm -- Digital informing creativity -- Loops : Loops in Grasshopper: HoopSnake component ; Fractals ; Loops in Grasshopper: loop component -- Digital fabrication: make ideas come true : Fabrication techniques ; Modeling printable objects ; Modeling objects for cutting based operations ; NU:S installation ; Large-scale objects ; Over the material, past the digital: back to cities ; (Digital) form-finding -- Digital simulation: particle-spring systems : Kangaroo plug-in ; Kangaroo workflow ; Cable simulation ; Elastic behavior: Hooke's law -- Catenary simulation ; Membrane simulation ; Shell behavior ; Form as unknown: computational methodology and material form generation in the AA Rome Visiting School Workshops ; Evolutive structures: Topology optimization : Shape optimization ; Topology ; Topology optimization ; Works ; Examples ; Optimization: finding solutions with Grasshopper -- Environmental analysis : Tools ; GECO and Ecotect ; About GECO's components ; Solar diagram and shadows ; Exporting geometries and importing data ; Insolation analysis ; Analysis grids ; Light control -- Afterword : Post digital strategies: pragmatic computation in Grasshopper -- Appendix : I am city, we are city ; Parametric urbanism: a new frontier for smart cities ; Tools and methods for parametric urbanism ; Playful computation: how Grasshopper3D & its plugins increased my creativity with five project examples ; The CloudBridge.
Summary: "The book "Algorithms-Aided Design" presents design methods based on the use of Grasshopper, a visual algorithm editor tightly integrated with Rhinoceros, the 3D modeling software by McNeel & Associates allowing users to explore accurate freeform shapes. The book provides computational techniques to develop and control complex geometries, covering parametric modeling, digital fabrication techniques, form-finding strategies, environmental analysis and structural optimization. It also features case studies and contributions by researchers and designers from world's most influential universities and leading architecture firms." -- Publisher's description
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"With contributions by Stefano Andreani [and 13 others]."--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 492-494).

Introduction : AAD_Algorithms-Added Design: from traditional drawings to the parametric diagram -- Algorithmic modeling with Grasshopper : Prerequisites and installation ; Grasshopper user interface ; Components and data ; Save and bake ; Display and control ; Grasshopper flow ; Basic concepts and operations -- Data: how to manage data in Grasshopper : Filters ; Numerical sequences ; Mathematical functions ; Conditions ; Remapping numbers, attractors -- Control: curves and surfaces in Grasshopper : NURBS curves ; Parametric representation of a curve ; Analysis of curves in Grasshopper ; Notion of curvature for planar curves ; Parametric representation of a surface ; Surface creation ; Analysis of surfaces using Grasshopper ; Notion of curvature for surfaces -- Transformations : Vectors ; Euclidean transformations ; Affine transformations ; Other transformations: Box Morph -- Skins: advanced data management : Manipulating the Data Tree ; Skins ; Sorting strategies using Data Tree -- Smoothness : NURBS and polygon meshes ; Polygon meshes ; Creating meshes in Grasshopper ; SubD in Grasshopper: Weaverbird plug-in ; Subdivision of triangular meshes: loop algorithm ; Subdivision of quadrangular meshes: Catmull-Clark algorithm -- Digital informing creativity -- Loops : Loops in Grasshopper: HoopSnake component ; Fractals ; Loops in Grasshopper: loop component -- Digital fabrication: make ideas come true : Fabrication techniques ; Modeling printable objects ; Modeling objects for cutting based operations ; NU:S installation ; Large-scale objects ; Over the material, past the digital: back to cities ; (Digital) form-finding -- Digital simulation: particle-spring systems : Kangaroo plug-in ; Kangaroo workflow ; Cable simulation ; Elastic behavior: Hooke's law -- Catenary simulation ; Membrane simulation ; Shell behavior ; Form as unknown: computational methodology and material form generation in the AA Rome Visiting School Workshops ; Evolutive structures: Topology optimization : Shape optimization ; Topology ; Topology optimization ; Works ; Examples ; Optimization: finding solutions with Grasshopper -- Environmental analysis : Tools ; GECO and Ecotect ; About GECO's components ; Solar diagram and shadows ; Exporting geometries and importing data ; Insolation analysis ; Analysis grids ; Light control -- Afterword : Post digital strategies: pragmatic computation in Grasshopper -- Appendix : I am city, we are city ; Parametric urbanism: a new frontier for smart cities ; Tools and methods for parametric urbanism ; Playful computation: how Grasshopper3D & its plugins increased my creativity with five project examples ; The CloudBridge.

"The book "Algorithms-Aided Design" presents design methods based on the use of Grasshopper, a visual algorithm editor tightly integrated with Rhinoceros, the 3D modeling software by McNeel & Associates allowing users to explore accurate freeform shapes. The book provides computational techniques to develop and control complex geometries, covering parametric modeling, digital fabrication techniques, form-finding strategies, environmental analysis and structural optimization. It also features case studies and contributions by researchers and designers from world's most influential universities and leading architecture firms." -- Publisher's description

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