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Instructions to prepare for Friday 15 Feb


Introduction/Software Installations


Have everything downloaded ready to use for the duration of the course.


For further info and support on how to do this please go to @hoc: http://adhok.bk.tudelft.nl/site/info/


Needed software packages: Rhino 6 + Grasshopper

Rhinoceros 6.0: Can be downloaded from the Blackboard(https://blackboard.tudelft.nl/bbcswebdav/institution/TDS/software/software.html).
Go on Installation tab and follow the instructions.

Grasshopper: from http://www.grasshopper3d.com/
Open Grasshopper and choose File > Special Folders > Components folder. Save any plugin GHA file there. Right-click the file > Properties > make sure there is no "blocked" text. Restart Rhino and Grasshopper.


To be done (at home):
Rhino tutorials: http://www.rhino3d.com/tutorials
http://vimeo.com/58212839 (must watch & practice, about 5 minutes)
http://vimeo.com/82431575 (must watch & practice, about 1 hour)
https://vimeo.com/28175502 (must watch & practice, about 2 hours)

Some Practise/Reading

- Install Weaverbird for rhino 6 http://www.giuliopiacentino.com/weaverbird/ (tools for meshes)
- Install Ladybug and Honeybee plugin for Rhino 6: https://www.food4rhino.com/app/ladybug-tools (solar analysis tools)
- Install Millipede: go to http://www.sawapan.eu/ and select millipede in the bottom of the menu.
- https://www.karamba3d.com/ for the Karamba plugin for grasshopper for structural analysis and calculations.