The course Parametric Design is an introduction into fundamental concepts of parametric design thinking in architecture and landscape architecture using Grasshopper, a plug- in to Rhinoceros. The course covers basics of geometry of curves & surfaces, NURBS-geometry and fundamentals of data-handling.
9.6.2020 Curves and Surfaces
10.6.2020 Data Handling_I
11.6.2020 Data Handling_II
Time: daily 10:00-12:30 as Zoom-meeting and daily 3-4
h of self-study and exercises
In preparation of the course you need to have the latest Rhino 6 version installed on your computer. A 90-day full version for evaluation is available at this link.
Reading List on Digital in Architecture
Carpo, Mario: The DEigital in Architecture 1992-2012, Wiley, 2013
Carpo, Mario: The Alphabet and the Algorithm, MIT Press, 2011
Oxman, Rivka & Oxman, Robert: Theories of the Digital in Architecture, Routledge, 2014
Picon, Antoine: Digital Culture in Architecture, Birkhäuser, 2010