Arch 436 Advanced Modeling Spring 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_SP23_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:

Hang Yin_Lee_Assignment

Jonah_LaDuca_1

Jordan_Lickert_Assignment1

 

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

 

Example:

Celine_Shoudel_A02

 

 

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

 

Example:

Matteo_CalafiuraSoleri_Assignment3

 

 

Class-04: 

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

Assignment 04

Arch436_Assignment_04

 

Example:

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