1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 # Draw centered hexagonal grid # 25.07.2017 www.designcoding.net – Tugrul Yazar import rhinoscriptsyntax as rs import math hexGridCenter = rs.GetPoint("Specify center point") hexGridExtend = rs.GetInteger("Enter the number of radial levels", 3, 2) hexGridClSize = rs.GetReal("Edge size of hexagons", 1.0) hexGridCAngle = rs.GetReal("Rotation angle of hexagons", 0.0) edges = 6 rs.AddPoint(hexGridCenter) hexGrid = [] pythagoras = 2 * math.sqrt((hexGridClSize * hexGridClSize) – […]

“Grasshopper” çalıştayı İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Eyüp / santralİstanbul Kampüsü’nde, Mimarlık Fakültesi içerisinde 26 ve 27 ekim tarihlerinde 2 gün boyunca saat 10:00 – 16:00 arasında gerçekleştirilecektir. “Grasshopper ile Parametrik Modelleme” kitabının yazarları Tuğrul Yazar ve Serkan Uysal tarafından yürütülecek çalıştayda Grasshopper’a giriş, veri yapıları ve temel geometrik dönüşümler incelenecek ve uygulamalar yapılacaktır. Çalıştay dili Türkçedir. Katılım ücretsizdir. Katılım için önceden kayıt yaptırmak gerekmektedir. Kayıt başvurusu için 24 ekim saat 18:00’e kadar tugrul.yazar@gmail.com adresine kısa bir özgeçmiş gönderilmelidir. Kontenjan 20 kişi ile sınırlıdır. Katılımcı listesi 25 ekim salı günü duyurulacaktır. Katılım listesine girenlerin […]

This is done because I needed to represent relationships between different factors and layers of a design process. Although this method of “Chord Diagrams” is a very common technique in information design, it became very hard to find an effective tool for generating those diagrams quickly. There seem to be a solution called “Circos” but however even installing it to the computer became very boring for me. So I decided to make a Grasshopper definition that generates simple circular relationship diagrams. The resulting Grasshopper definition ([GHX: 0.9.0076]) seem to be a […]

This project started as a study on a geometric method, called as quadror, but resulted as an amazing self-standing structure with a capability to fold flat. Initially after Ayza made lots of sketches and models, the project team continued the research and finally they managed to build one prototype only in two days. Here are some photos of this project but there are much more variations and models at their own blog linked below: Below are some photos of their research: This is supposed to be the final prototype. *Students: […]

This final project of the Computation-based Basic Design II at IBU, focuses on the bending performance of wooden plates. Their initial development of a module ended up with a macroform that spans a surface in two directions, enabling various human postures such as sitting, leaning and lying down. A very promising work that could further be developed. Below are some photos: Final prototype The idea and the process. *Students: Azra Tulu Cumur, Batuhan Güllü, Büşra Kılışlı, Cem Mert Şimşek, Fatma Oran, Onurcan Oktay Here is the student blog of this […]

Another well organized group of students produced this self standing structure in only a couple of days. This group joined the same 8mm wooden plates into a set of components of 8-sided polyhedra. Then, they joined these components in a fashion that the macroform emerged from the angles of their geometry. Below are some of the pictures of their production phases:   The final prototype Some phases of the production Model of the component and the macroform. *Students: Başak Ayris Karayiğit, Dila Kırmızıtoprak, Dilruba Ağaçcıoğlu, Ecem Karabıyık, Elifsu Oturan, Maide […]

A very hard working group of this year’s Computation-based Basic Design Studio produced this amazing structure. They joined 8mm cnc-cut wooden plates using puzzle-like cuts and tightened with strings. A good example of group coordination produced this result in two days. Below are some photos of the prototype and the project phases: Final prototype. The joint details and the first experiments. *Students: Aslı Naz Çolakoğlu, Aybike Yılmaz, Bilge Kardelen Bekiroğlu, Büşra Hamzaoğlu, Ceren Bilen, Simay Uluca, Zülal Atakul Here is the blog of this project.

In this final project, wooden sticks are arranged to produce ruled surfaces for various uses such as sitting, leaning etc. Here are some photos of the final prototype and it’s production phases. Final prototype Digital model First sketches. *Students: Dilara Çerçi, Elham Kaya, Gizem Kama, Gül Zorlu, Gülşah Kılıç, Orhan Ünver, Yiğit Altındağ, Sena Ortaç Here is the students’ blog on this project.

After several readings I’ve understood the way of working the new and very interesting feature of Kangaroo 2: “Grab”. Now, we can actually grab the Grasshopper objects from Rhino viewport! Also, while on one hand the new Kangaroo has a very special way of working (not common to us, native Grasshopper users) and on the other hand, it is very very easy to use and understand now. I loved that. Here is the classical truss exercise I’ve made with my students at Parametric Modeling class;     This is the […]

It is a nice exercise to study various components about point to curve transformations and vice versa. Tower Crane was our second week exercise at İstanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Architecture Parametric Modeling class, asking students to design and draw a parametric object that has joints and parts that are moving alongside straight lines. Below is the most “safe-side” solution for me, although there are also very complicated solutions such as Mertcan’s. [GHX: 0.9.0076] here is the Grasshopper definition.