Grasshopper

Surface Patterning

Surface patterning

Surface patterning

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This Grasshopper definition creates a pattern on a surface, not necessarily aligned with the uv mapping. The example shows a pattern changing accordingly to local Gaussian curvature, but it can be used to create a new uv mapping on the surface, aligned to whatever vector field you like.
This example shows how useful mapping from a surface to another can be.

Reciprocal Frame System

Reciprocal Frame System

Render of the Reciprocal Frame System, NIB2013

These files were developed during the NIB workshop in Salerno, 2013, led by Daniel Piker and Gennaro Senatore. You can read the full story here.
Grasshopper definition and xlsx output file.

Mesh Optimization

Mesh optimization

Mesh optimization

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Three different optimization criteriaare shown:NLOptimization, Genetic Algorithms, Dynamic Relaxation.Reparametrization of a mesh is also showed.Plugins being used are: Kangaroo, Karamba, Millipede and Goat.

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