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Introduction to Parametric Modeling


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Full course description

In today’s rapidly evolving design professions, mastering parametric modeling is essential for staying competitive and efficient. This program introduces you to the world of parametric modeling, which will empower you to create intricate forms, make quick design modifications and adapt to changing project requirements seamlessly.

Whether you're an aspiring designer or a professional looking to enhance your skill set, this course will equip you with valuable knowledge that transcends industries.


What You'll Learn

  • Explore the fundamental principles and concepts of parametric modeling while distinguishing its innovative potential from traditional 3D modeling methods.

  • Utilize Rhinoceros and Grasshopper to execute a range of commands, harnessing the power of visual programming algorithms to create dynamic parametric 3D models.

  • Craft intricate parametric models by creatively combining elementary three-dimensional shapes, rules, and datasets, allowing for dynamic and versatile compositions.

  • Summarize the fundamental principles and key insights acquired throughout the course, while also highlighting the real-world applications of these skills in future endeavors.
  • Create free-form sculpted surfaces and explore diverse techniques for parametric decomposition, subsequently reconfiguring them into orthogonal panel structures suitable for assembly.

  • Develop surfaces of revolution, apply subdivision routines, and manipulate data trees, integrating these capabilities with various modeling resources for enhanced parametric design.

  • Design intricate three-dimensional patterns and seamlessly morph them into different building envelopes, allowing for the creation of complex structures rooted in these meticulously crafted designs.

  • Leverage a variety of datasets and rules to guide fundamental operations, unlocking the full potential of commands like copy, rotation, mirror and more.