Accelerate your Grasshopper learning with our new section: Short Lessons.

Rather than step-by-step tutorials, these video lessons focus on specific Grasshopper example files. We’ll guide you through the core of each algorithm, demonstrating how to utilize it effectively and detailing the relevant inputs and outputs.

Dive into the lessons below!

## Latest Short Lessons

#### Graph Mapper Tower

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to design a parametric tower using the Graph Mapper component and orientation techniques.

#### Conceptual Tensile

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to use the Kangaroo plugin to model a parametric tensile structure for conceptual design.

#### Tangent Arcs

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we will learn how to create a series of merging circles using the 'Tangent Arcs' component to design a parametric table.

#### Polyline Structure

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to model a parametric structure by contouring a curve and creating polylines through point manipulation with a graph mapper.

#### Twisting Structure

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to model a parametric structure by twisting a box and extracting its edges to form the base geometry and explore several detailing techniques.

#### Multipipe Structure

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to model a parametric structure by using a closed curve as the base geometry and the multipipe component.

#### Kerf Bending

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to use the Anemone plugin to simulate parametric Kerf Bending.

#### Grid Line Thickening

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to thicken a series of grid lines to create the structural framework of a building, followed by using the Millipede plugin for structural analysis.

#### Bench Concept

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to model a parametric bench using a series of curves, allowing you to quickly develop and refine the final concept.

#### Fractal Circles

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to create a dome using recursive tangent circles with the help of the Anemone plugin.

#### Fillet Panels

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to convert a NURBS surface into filleted triangular panels with integrated windows.

In this Grasshopper Kangaroo tutorial, you will learn how to create a differential growth pattern on a facade by defining closed curves for the boundary, windows, and the starting curve.

#### Polyline Stair

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to convert a polyline into a parametric stair, allowing for dynamic control over the design.

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to model a parametric maze slab with a random engine applied to a rectangular facade.

#### Boundary Cutters

In this Grasshopper Kangaroo tutorial, you will learn how to create a mesh by defining a boundary and a series of opening curves.

#### Topos Basics

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn the basics of how the Topos plugin works for 3D topology optimization.

#### Mesh Tree

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to use the multipipe component to design a parametric tree mesh.

#### Bin Packing Nesting

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to place contour sections inside a group of rectangles and use the OpenNest plugin to nest them within a sheet. We will also use Galapagos to optimize the output.

#### Project Details

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to planarize a mesh using the Kangaroo plugin, analyze the structure using Millipede, and display the details in a rectangular grid.

#### Parametric Pavilion

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to model a radial pavilion controlled by graph mappers and defining a path and a section.

#### Surface to Spaceframe

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we will learn how to use the Lunchbox plugin to convert a NURBS surface into a parametric truss and place columns at the corners.

#### Fast Visualization

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we will learn how to use the Lunchbox and Pufferfish plugins combined with mesh techniques to make the visualization of a spaceframe structure faster while changing the parameters.

#### Diamond Origami

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we will learn how to array a series of diamond patterns to create a folding origami using the Crane plugin.

#### Voronoi Ring

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we will learn how to use a graph mapper to control Voronoi cells and give a frame to those that are a specific distance from the edge of the parametric ring.

#### Point Attractor

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to use the Pufferfish plugin to displace a rectangular mesh by defining point attractors.

#### Direct Sun Hours

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you can learn how to calculate the direct sun hours on a boundary around a building using the Ladybug plugin.

#### Shortest Walk

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to use the Shortest Walk plugin to generate a venation pattern on a NURBS surface by defining point attractors.

#### Growing Particles

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to model a series of growing particles from a base Nurbs surface towards a column.

#### Surface to Stair

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you can use the Anemone plugin to design a parametric stair between two Nurbs surfaces.

#### Parametric Wall

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you will learn how to model a parametric wall using a base surface or graph mappers.

#### Rigid Body

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you'll learn how to use the Rigid Body Goal to simulate collisions between solids and bring them down along a specified plane.

#### Dendro Field

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you can generate a series of mirrored spin forces and then convert them into a mesh using the Dendro plugin.

#### Spin Field

In this Grasshopper tutorial, you can generate a series of random spin forces and then convert them into a mesh using the Dendro plugin.

#### Field Dendro

In this Grasshopper Dendro tutorial, you can learn how to create a growing mesh by defining a series of spin fields on a NURBS surface using the Heteroptera plugin.

#### Torus Strips

In this Grasshopper example file, you can model twisted torus strips and convert them into a spaceframe and panels using the Lunchbox Plugin.

#### Mesh groove

In this Grasshopper example file, you can convert a series of curves into a mesh with a 3d groove pattern using the Nautilus and Weaverbird plugins.