Coding for 3D Part 7: Doodlebug
This is a brief update of tool utilization within Rhino and how I plan to pivot a bit of my focus in this series.
Coding for 3D Part 6: Building Blocks
This is a brief article on the importance of having the proper building blocks to a project.
Coding for 3D Part 4: Rhino, Grasshopper and Weaverbird Setup
This is a brief introduction to the build environment we will be employing within the creation of objects for our parametric design process.
Coding for 3D Part 3: Tools of Choice
This is an in-depth article explaining the plan of attack for learning parametric design through code. I will be consulting various online resources as well as books to strengthen my knowledge base.
Penn State: 4D Printing with Wood Composites for Architectural Applications
In ‘Designing for Shape Change: A Case study on 3D Printing Composite Materials for Responsive Architectures,’ Elena Vazquez, Benay Gursoy, and Jose Duarte present details on customizing parts to optimize…
Caterpillar Is a Powerful Rhino Grasshopper Plug-in for Greater Customization in 3D Printing
Whether you are a serious 3D printing user or not, you have probably heard of Grasshopper, a popular add on of 3D modeling software Rhino. Grasshopper lets you use scripts…
Mexico: Researchers Test 3D Printed Alginate/Gelatin Hydrogels
Alginate, often used in research as it can be molded into stable structures, now plays a part in a study performed by scientists in Mexico, creating porous networks with hydrogels…
Seoul National University: Researchers Use FDM 3D Printing to Explore Limitations in Creating Fashion
While 3D printing is certainly playing a noble role in numerous industries today—from the creation of medical devices that help babies survive to rocket engines nozzles built by NASA—most of…
Thermosetting Composite Materials: Atropos Creates New Relationship Between 3D Printing & Robotics
Most of us are aware, if only vaguely, of the story of the Three Fates in Greek mythology. Also known as the moirai, the three goddesses (and sisters) played quite…