Arch 436 Advanced Modeling Fall 2023

Advanced Modeling

Course Description:
This course will focus on 3D modeling of complex geometric components in Architecture and design.
Concepts explored will concentrate on the advancement of digital design as an iterative process.
Various modeling types covered are: Parametric Modeling, Generative Modeling, Responsive Modeling and Form Finding.

Prerequisite: DC 3 or permission to take the course

Syllabus:

Arch 436_FA23_Syllabus

Professor:

Alphonso Peluso: peluso@iit.edu

 

Class Tutorials and Assignments:
Class-01: 

Introduction _ Interface _ Geometry Types _ Nurbs
What is Rhino Grasshopper 3D?
What Is Grasshopper Good For?

Assignment 01

Arch436_Assignment_01

 

Examples:

KyLee_Hennes_A01_ARCH 436

Shruti_Thakkar Assignment 1

Ethan_Harris_Assignment 1

John_Wea_Assignment01

JongHyun Lee_Assignment 1

 

Videos:

 

Class-02: 

Build a Strong Foundation in Grasshopper
Generating Multiple Values
( Series ) _ ( Range ) _ ( Domain ) _ ( Random ) _ ( Graph Mapper )
Generative Components
( Iso Trim ) _ ( Divide Domain 2 ) _ ( Morph Box )
( Surface Box)

 

Assignment 02

Arch436_Assignment_02

 

Examples:

KyLee_Hennes_A02

Ethan_Harris_Assignment 2

JongHyun Lee_Assignment 2

 

Videos:

 

Class-03: 

Rhino 3D and Grasshopper 3D Surface Manipulation
Parametric Case Study – UnStudio Burnham Pavilion
Paneling Tools 2.5D
Paneling Tools 3D

Assignment 03

Arch436_Assignment_03

 

Examples:

John_Wea_Assignment03

KyLee_Hennes_A03_ARCH 436

Sam_Larsen_Assignment 3

Shruti_Thakkar Assignment 3

watson_avery_a03

 

 

***Important*** LunchBox Plugin for Grasshopper is required for class-03 _ See link below:

https://www.food4rhino.com/en/app/lunchbox

 

 

***Important*** Paneling tools Plugin for Grasshopper is required for class-03 _ See link below:

https://www.food4rhino.com/en/app/panelingtools-rhino-and-grasshopperhttps://www.food4rhino.com/en/app/lunchbox

 

Videos:

 

Class-04: 

Paneling Tools Effects (Attractors) _ Intro to Galapagos (Design Optimization)

Next week _ Shop Visit to learn all about the 3D printers

Assignment 04

Arch436_Assignment_04

 

Examples:

Sofia Wu_Arch436_A04

ALEJANDRO_REYES_A04

John_Wea_Assignment04

Husna_Ozdemir_Homework #4

 

Resource Materials:
http://www.wired.com/2014/09/curvature-and-strength-empzeal/
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/GaussianCurvature.html
http://brickisland.net/cs177/?p=144

 

Videos:

 

Class-05: 

Intro to Kangaroo Physics _ Intro to Galapagos (Design Optimization)

Shop Visit to learn all about the 3D printers

Assignment 05

Arch436_Assignment_05

 

Examples:

Jason_Pion_Assignment_05_ARCH 436

John_Wea_Assignment05

JongHyun Lee_Assignment 5

 

Readings:

Function-of-Form-Shell-Systems-Farshid-Moussavi
Structure-Systems-Shell-Structures-Heino-Engel

Reading: FORM_FINDING

Reading: ISS101( Form Finding and Analysis )

Reading: ISS201( Concepts to Constructs )

Case Studies: ENGEL_Form_Finding

Image Source: ┬áThe EngineerÔÇÖs Contribution to Contemporary Architecture HEINZ ISLER┬áby John Chilton, Riba Publications

Videos:

 

 

Ultimaker Video:

 

Cura Video:

3D Printing Instructions:
3D Print Booklet

Cura Software download:
https://ultimaker.com/software/ultimaker-cura/

 

Class-06: 

Kangaroo Physics Part 2 _ Pressure _ Zombie Solver _ Galapagos _ Data Record _ Drape _ Collide

Assignment 06 – See Midterm Assignment Below at the bottom of the page

Weaverbird download: http://www.giuliopiacentino.com/weaverbird/

 

 

Weaverbird Video:

 

Midterm Assignment:

Arch 436_FA23_A06_Midterm

Arch 436 Advanced Modeling Past Examples

Arch 436 Advanced Modeling Past Examples 2

 

Class-07:

Mesh to Surface _ Minimal Surfaces

 

 

Class-08:

Work In Class on Midterm Presentation

Start 3D Printing

 

Class-09:

Midterm Presentation

Thursday October 19th

 

***Important*** Biomorpher Plugin for Grasshopper is required for class-10 _ See link below:

https://www.food4rhino.com/en/app/biomorpher

 

 

***Important*** Mesh + Plugin for Grasshopper is required for class-10 _ See link below:

https://www.food4rhino.com/en/app/mesh

 

Class-10:

Biomorpher _ Mesh+

Assignment 07

Arch436_Assignment_07

 

BioMorpher Resource on Grasshopper 3D

BioMorpher Resource Link

Mesh+ Resource on Grasshopper 3D

Mesh + Resource Link

 

Videos:

 

 

***Important*** Chromodoris Plugin for Grasshopper is required for class-11 _ See link below:

https://www.food4rhino.com/en/app/chromodoris

 

Class-11:

Chromodoris _ Biomorpher

Assignment 08

Arch436_Assignment_08

Chromodoris Resource on Grasshopper 3D

Chromodoris Resource Link

 

Video:

 

Mesh Color Video:

 

***Important*** Stella3D Plugin for Grasshopper is required for class-12 _ See link below:

https://www.food4rhino.com/en/app/stella3d

 

***Important*** Dendro Plugin for Grasshopper is required for class-12 _ See link below:

https://www.food4rhino.com/en/app/dendro

 

Class-12:

Stella 3D _ Dendro

Stella3D Resource on Parametric House

Stella3D Resource Link

Dendro Resource on Grasshopper Docs

Dendro Resource Link

 

Final Assignment:

 

Arch 436_FA23_A09_Final

Past Final Examples