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This sample was produced using Grasshopper, Rhino compute and visual studio (vue.js and css) Concept: The UI is display for analysis of incident radiation quantifying potential for energy production through photovoltaic panels, testing different locations and using a solar vector as attraction point to move the panels along the sun trajectory to optimize the positioning. … Read more

Contour Generator

Brief The app is a terrain analysis and 3D contour generation using geometry-based tools. Specifically, itexplore the functionality of a terrain analyzer that utilizes multiple sliders to analyze the mesh, apply color legends, define resolution, and generate accurate 3D contours. the objective is to demonstrate the potential of this tool for analyzing and visualizing complex … Read more


Source: Pedro Antonio Pérez & mylapse

Description Fincube is an app prototype that aims to analyse the facade fins or louvers as a means of sun-shading protection. The app analyses solar radiation on a cube’s four vertical faces, which represent the four facade orientations of a building. Fincube allows users to adjust the cube orientation, location, and louver design to assess … Read more

Foot.print (finder)

Foot.print(finder) is an accessible webtool for life cycle assessment of facades materials. . . Five different materials to test: . . . . Calculations behind the tool: The data used in the analysis comes from Bombyx, an experimental tool designed by the ETH and based on the Switzerland database. Link: Bombyx-ETH/Bombyx2: Parametric tool for calculating … Read more

Cloud-Based Data Management

Introduction The course of Cloud-Based Data Management provides us an instrument for getting ideas across in an intuitive way. Taking advantage of Rhino.Compute, and Vue applications, this project aims to establish an interactive displaying method for product showcase. The subjected product is called ‘Ice-Water Collection on Mars’ which consists of a convex lens on top, … Read more

Window Design Simulation Application

ll ABSTRACT “Are you looking to design or renovate a space in your home or office? If so, you’ll want to consider the benefits of using an application to help design your windows. By simulating the natural light that enters through different window sizes and shapes, you can optimize the amount of daylight that enters … Read more


Design a temporary school for emergencies with few clicks! RE:EDU for Re – Education. The idea of this project is to create a web platform for non-profit associations and municipalities to design an easy to assembly and low cost school structure. Several events, especially in this past year, have left children without a school’s infrastructure, … Read more


Isovist analysis offers a way of geometrically describing the spaces and forms of a building which can be seen from a particular position. As such, it combines a consideration of both fixed, building-related factors, such as space and form, and temporal, experiential ones, such as visibility and the impact of movement. Isovists are part of … Read more

Grasshopper Voronoi Wall Facade on any Surface 

Introduction In this seminar, Data Management, the instructor covered different practical and modern coding languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.js and Vu. In addition, he also covered how to use Hops and “Rhino Compute” server that helps to collaborate with other programming languages. This server can process incoming http requests to perform geometric computations and/or … Read more

Optimized & Responsive Skin

Instead of just creating renders or a virtual tours, This app is a creative way for clients, architects, and contractors to interact and be part of the the design process. The use of computational design and digital fabrication by architects and builders today is vital to the exploration and construction of ideas and projects. However, … Read more

Realtors Profit Calculator

Introduction This webpage helps real estate developers know the total built up area and the profits they can earn from each option they generate here. The basic site dimensions are 200 * 200m. Using points on each edge the streets are generated. Streets play an important role in creating the plots here. Plots are generated … Read more

Unraveling Urban Growth

“Unraveling Urban Growth” is an application developed to analyze and quantify the effects of new constructions on the vibrancy and accessibility of city amenities within 5, 10, and 15-minute travel time ranges. The objective of this application is to facilitate informed decision-making for urban planners, policymakers, and community stakeholders by assessing the impact of new … Read more


cHair is an app that utilizes an optimized Grasshopper file, defines the HTML structure of the page, while utilizing Vue.js directives to bind data and methods to the page. The JavaScript code in the script section provides the logic for the page and defines the data and methods used in the template section, and the … Read more


Harvesting water and sunlight Imagine if we could solve both a water and energy crisis using urban installations. Take a funnel to collect water and merge this with an umbrella. What do you get? A fumbrella of course! In this module we created a custom web app using JavaScript and Vue components. This web application … Read more

Martian Playground // Studio

Design Brief and Scope The purpose of this project is to design a colony on Mars to sustain life for 50 people with the possibility to expand to 300 people over time.  This specific projects revolves around the specific function of recreation. Site Detection and Analysis ChatGPT 3 is used to create a relative grading … Read more

Mars Medical Center

Introduction For the BIMSC studio project, the class designed a human colony initially capable of accommodating 50 inhabitants, with the potential to expand to 300 inhabitants. Working together, the class settled on the Jezero Crater as the site for the colony and developed a masterplan consisting of thirteen distinct zones. Each group selected one zone … Read more

Construct Spiritual Place on Mars

Overview: The evolution of architecture over the last decades brought challenges on joint cooperation between architecture professionals. Digitalization of processes and introduction to interdisciplinary teams made this process specially challenging. This work sample is a demo of a collaborative workflow between 2 people inside one project, while this same project is a part of a … Read more

Mars Colony: Food and Energy Production

01 / SITE ANALYSIS OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES As a part of a team working on a project to establish a colony on Mars, and we’re focusing on developing a sustainable food system for our future home. In order to do this, we first analyzed the conditions on Mars, such as the maximum solar radiation, average … Read more

Collaborative Food and Energy Production on Mars

INTRODUCTION The project entails establishing a self-sustaining and productive colony on Mars through a collaborative effort among seven remote groups from across the world. The primary goal of the project is to develop a colony that can adapt to the harsh Martian environment and sustain itself over an extended period. To accomplish this feat, the … Read more


Program SPACE SYNTAX: The Idea of space syntax is to locate the programs using points and curves to establish connectivity among the programs which is then computed on grasshopper by the space syntax component to give optimized zoning based on CONTROL, DEPTH & INTEGRATIVE factors. REVIT DOCUMENTATION As a part of this seminar the Rhino models were … Read more


SPACE EXPLORATION Challenges on long space missions. If anything is going to fail. It is the human mind. To understand the effects of space on the human mind. We started looking at astronauts who embark on long space missions and how did it affect their psyche. To have a better mental health on Mars. It … Read more

Deskode. Modular wine shelf

The aim of this course was to familiarise ourselves with digital tools for cloud-based data management. The task for the final assignment was to create an app in the web, using vuejs framework, javascript, rhino compute and threejs library. For this assignment, I came up with an idea of a project for modular shelving for … Read more