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In this grasshopper example, you can model a deployable scissor structure with variable elements parametrically.

For Salone del Mobile 2019, COS partnered with French architect Arthur Mamou-Mani and his eponymous studio to create Conifera, a large scale installation which imagined the future of design, technology and material innovation to create an ethereal journey.

In this grasshopper example file, you can model a Parametric stair using Grasshopper native components.

In this grasshopper example file you can design a parametric lamp shade using the Pufferfish plugin.

This paper by Enrique Soriano defines geodesic gridshells and discusses their suitability for scarce budgets and low-tech manufacturing of free-form shells.

In this grasshopper example file, you can model a parametric facade with timber elements similar to the Genome Building's facade.

Hangzhou by NBBJ is an Olympic sport center with 80,000 seats which designed to evoke the lotus flowers found in the West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Hangzhou that is celebrated for its gardens and temples.

In this grasshopper example file you can use the native grasshopper components to generate a contoured facade by solid differences.

In this context by Philippe Charest, André Potvin, Claude M. H. Demers, and Sylvain Ménard, there is a renewed interest in systems allowing the materialization of curved surfaces such as timber gridshells, which can be defined as shells with their structures concentrated in strips.

in this grasshopper example file, you can model a parametric facade by rotating a series of bricks parametrically.

In this grasshopper example file, you can model a parametric spirograph by simulating a linkage mechanism.

LZ's Love Spa by T-architects is a single building covered with an attractive unique façade, located in Thanh Hoa city, Vietnam.

In this Grasshopper example file you can use the Kangaroo plugin to create a parametric mesh based on the circle packing component.

In this grasshopper example file, you can create a Parametric Bamboo Pavilion using the tween curves component and deform it using GraphMapper.

This Research by Tobias Wallisser, Gonçalo Castro Henriques, Amanda Ribeiro, Ronaldo Lee Menna addresses a local/global gap bridging local building technologies with algorithmic design and digital evaluation.

In this grasshopper example file you can design a parametric facade by using the lunchbox plugin.

In this grasshopper example file you can design a parametric rotating building by creating a series of polygons.

'Lucerna' is a temporary urban installation designed by Manuel Bouzas and Santiago del Aguila for 'A Cel Obert' Architecture Festival 2021, which took place last fall in Tortosa, Spain.

In this grasshopper example file, you can create a Voronoi Pattern inside a curve and then change the area of the Cells with an attractor Point using the Anemone Plugin.

In this grasshopper example file you can use the Kangaroo2 plugin to simulate a parametric Leg Mechanism.

This study by Concetta Sulpizio, Alessandra Fiore, Cristoforo Demartino, Ivo Vanzi, and Bruno Briseghella, deals with the problem of form-finding of concrete double-curved surfaces.

In this Rhino Grasshopper example file you can use the native grasshopper components to model a deforming parametric tower and then use the Pufferfish and Lunchbox plugin for adding more details.

Sunlit and shaded, enclosed and open, the Ellipsicoon by unstudio is a synthesis of inside and outside space.

In this Rhino Grasshopper tutorial, we can use the Parakeet's "Complex Transform" component to deform a simple square grid and convert it into a parametric Window.

This paper by Abtin Baghdadi, Mahmoud Heristchian, Harald Kloft has modelled and studied Isler’s eight shells in the fnite element software, Abaqus, as a homogeneous section together with a composite layer to allow for assignment of re-bars of the reinforced concrete material.

In this grasshopper example file, you can create a Parametric Surface with Loft and then control its shape using the Graphmapper component.

Drawing inspiration from the dunes of the surrounding desert and the tents of the Bedouins, this sinuous concrete construction is the Ayla Golf Clubhouse, a work of the firm of Chad Oppenheim.

In this grasshopper example file, you can model an Iris mechanism and simlulate it using the Linketix plugin.

In this paper Yang Liu, Helmut Pottmann, Johannes Wallner, Yong-Liang Yang, and Wenping Wang show how to optimize a quad mesh such that its faces become planar, or the mesh becomes even conical.

Intersecting soil toned peaks erupt from the earth to form the dynamic Datong Art Museum by Foster + Partners, conceived as an important new cultural destination in China.

This paper by Matthias Rippmann and Philippe Block, discusses new ways of digitally generating voussoir geometry for freeform masonry-like vaults.

In this Rhino Grasshopper tutorial, we can use the Parakeet's "Complex Transform" component to deform a simple square grid and convert it into a parametric Window.

“The catenary and the arc” a Temporary Installation by Manuel Bouzas and Santiago del Aguila architects, in the Can Balaguer courtyard (by the architects Flores y Prats) in Palma de Mallorca.

In this paper by Lorenz Lachauer, Matthias Rippmann, and Philippe Block, a fully digital design process –from form finding to fabrication– for compression-only masonry shells will be presented.

MaoHaus by AntiStatics Architecture is an experimental façade piece exploring historical context, material potentials, novel fabrication and performative qualities within architecture.

LiABlock_3D by Lucrezia Cascini, Raffaele Gagliardo, and Francesco Portioli, is a novel software tool for the limit equilibrium analysis of masonry structures modelled as assemblages of three-dimensional rigid blocks subjected to live loads and settlements.