Gh Woodbury Spring 2012 Schedule

woodbury spring 2012
ARCH 2725 / 6712
grasshopper workshop
saturdays 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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DAY 1 _1.14.12 course introduction / overview

blog post - intro to design computation

referencing data within grasshopper
exercise 01 - design reform's patterning based on point distance redux part 1 part 2
exercise 02 - design reform's patterning with two attractor points
exercise 03 - intro to grasshopper the color sampler tutorial @ minute 40.

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DAY 2 _1.21.12 generating masses

videos:
parametric play 1

exercises:
exercise 01 - design reform's twisty tower 01
exercise 02 - bundle tower
exercise 03 - branching tower
exercise 04 - landscraping

assignment 01 - create a branching landscraper
assignment 02 - impose a point-driven field patterning on your landscraper
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DAY 3 _1.28.11 referencing data external to grasshopper / managing data

exercise 01 - design reform's take on david rutten's shift tutorial
exercise 02 - design reform's list management
exercise 03 - design reform's data trees part 1
exercise 04 - design reform's data trees part 2
exercise 05 - designalyze's data trees

assignment 01 - turn your landscraper into a framed landscraper
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DAY 4 _02.04.12 creating parametric components

exercise 01 - design reform's parametric truss
exercise 02 - designalyze's responsive components
exercise 03 - ted ngai's color-baked mesh components
part 01 - multipoint attractor on mesh
video on vimeo here
part 02 - image mapping on mesh
video on vimeo here
part 03 - component population on mesh
video on vimeo here
part 04 - mesh coloring through ecotect
exercise 04 - designalyze's image sampler + fabrication

assignment 01 - develop a component system for your landscraper's frames and mass.

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DAY 5 _02.11.12 meshes / morphing

exercise 01 - weaver bird with mesh analysis
exercise 02 - shelling
exercise 03 - space framing
exercise 04 - weaver bird workflow
exercise 05 - weaver bird install files
exercise 06 - organic mesh modelling in grasshopper
exercise 07 - box morphing

DAY 6 _02.25.12 worksession

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DAY 7 _?.?.? pinup

pin up requirements: (1-4) 11x17 sheet(s) with enough renders and drawings to describe your design. please have the graphics and layout support your underlying design concept or strategy.