Arch 436 Advanced Modeling Summer 2022

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_SU22_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

 

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

 



Class-03: 

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

Assignment 03

Arch436_Assignment_03

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:  The Engineer’s Contribution to Contemporary Architecture HEINZ ISLER by John Chilton, Riba Publications

 

Class 04:

3D Printing in the Architecture Shop with Ultimakers
https://ultimaker.com/3d-printers/ultimaker-3

Assignment 04

Using Kangaroo make (3) 3D Prints that could fit in a 3″ cube. Be sure to select more then one point for an anchor.

The Shop 3D Printing Protocol:

3D Print Instructions

Cura Post Processing Software ‘AKA Slicer’ Download:

https://ultimaker.com/software/ultimaker-cura

Ultimaker Videos:

Cura Video:

 

Class-05: 

Kangaroo Physics Part 2 _ Defining Anchor Points using Points in Curves _ Pressure Load

Assignment 05

Use Kangaroo and Weaverbird to make more complex versions of Assignment 04

 



Class-06: 

 Minimal Surfaces


Mesh Color Video:

Class-07

Biomorpher and Mesh+

 

Biomorpher Video:

Mesh+ Video:

 

 



Class-08:

Human UI Video:

Class-09:

IntraLattice

Video:

 

FINAL ASSIGNMENT

FINAL ASSIGNMENT

Arch 436_SU21_Final