Topic outline

  • General

    Course Objectives

    At the end of this course you will be able to create basic algorithms in Grasshopper and create ARCHICAD elements with the help of those algorithms.

    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: Rhinoceros Tutorial
    • Lesson 3: Grasshopper and the Grasshopper - ARCHICAD Live Connection Tutorial 1 (columns)
    • Lesson 4: Grasshopper and the Grasshopper - ARCHICAD Live Connection Tutorial 2 (slabs)
    • Lesson 5: Examples for different workflows

    Who should take the course?
    Everybody who is new to Algorithmic design and ARCHICAD-Grasshopper Connection. The skill level of the course is BEGINNER.

    There are no prerequisites.


    About 2 hours

    Software Requirements

    ARCHICAD 20 International

    Rhino, Grasshopper

    Download ARCHICAD

    Download Rhino

    You have the option to download a trial version

    Download Grasshopper

    Grasshopper is a free plugin to Rhino

    General Information

    This course consists of 5 lessons. Click on the "START YOUR COURSE" button to begin. Watch the videos and follow the step-by-step exercises. Download the example files, if provided and follow the descriptions. You can navigate between sections of a Lesson by opening the Navigator on the left. If you need to come back to a certain Lesson later, you can always get back to your process by entering the right lesson from the Navigator or from this Main page of the Course.

    • Algorithmic Design and the BIM workflow