Workshop 04: Structural Analysis – Performance Driven Design
Benjamin Howes | On 16, Feb 2015
Digital Futures Workshop Series
School of Undergraduate Architecture
Location: HHS 111
Date + Time: 2015.02.21, 12-2pm
Conductor: Benjamin Howes
Description: This workshop will serve as an introduction to performance driven design using Millipede, a structural analysis and optimization plugin for Grasshopper. The exercises will demonstrate how to properly model structural systems for accurate analysis, and how to use high level analysis feedback to drive the design process. The workshop will begin with a presentation of a few examples of performance driven design in contemporary design practice.
Requirements: Participants are required to bring a laptop with Rhino 5.0 installed, to download and install the latest versions of Grasshopper, Millipede, Kangaroo, and Lunchbox, and to download the Resources package below prior to the workshop.
Resources: Download from box.com