twisted veneer wood

This is a real-time demo of how to use GH to create a group of twisted veneer wood controlled by parameters. download RH and GH file Ribbon

Rhino inside Revit

Use the Rhino inside the Revit plugin to connect two programs together. Use Grasshopper to construct a roof frame system, then load into Revit, using the Revit structural frame family and type. . Download rhino and gh files

2. more discussion of 2D curve vs 3D curves and how to cheat Revit to build a complex frame system with organic form. You can check the remesh tutorial, or download pufferfish first. Download Rhino and GH zip file here

You can check out more tutorials from my students.



performance driven design

Tutorial developed by my graduate student Mark Landis based on his thesis.  source files, weather data, and installation files are available online . You can also check out his full thesis “Development of a Parametric Data-Driven Fixed Shading Device Design Workflow

Step 1: Installation.

Installation Video

Step 2: Process of energy modeling and shading device design

Tool Tutorial.

Step 3: Render to illustrator


Step 4. Post result online


Additional resources: explain how the method works.

Method Explanation