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Computational Design for Advanced Parametric Architecture Dubai Workshop - Zaha Hadid

Computational Design for Advanced Parametric Architecture Dubai Workshop - Zaha Hadid

Computational Design for Advanced Parametric Architecture Dubai Workshop - Zaha Hadid
Are you interested in gaining Parametric competency to push your design skills to the next level? Uplift your parametric knowledge this November and learn how to work smarter with Grasshopper, the inituative plugin for Rhino 3D!
Computational Design for Advanced Parametric Architecture is a 3 days advanced design workshop in Dubai. Attendees will have the chance to go through a professional workflow
that will combine diverse digital design methodologies and the use of different tools such as Rhinoceros, Grasshopper and delve into the most popular plugins and better valued by users such as Galapagos and Kangaroo.
This workshop is an opportunity for architects, designers, artists, students of Architecture and Art interested in developing contemporary design strategies made possible through the use of digital techniques. Building up technical skills will provide the attendees with a solid platform from which to start rethinking and exploring innovative architectural ideas in collaboration with the team and the tutors. In three days, you will learn how to streamline your work  and optimize the geometries and calculations that were impossible to be carried out without the use of these plugins, while explaining their general operation, advantages and features by a series of practical exercises as an example. In this way, emphasis will be placed on concepts that are very present in the design and advanced engineering: topology, form-finding, structural optimization, FEM, fractals, loop, genetic and repetitive algorithms, etc.
Date: 25-November, 26-November & 27 November 2019
Timings: 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM | 02:00 pm - 05:00 PM
BIM-ME will offer two coffee breaks and one lunch break.
-Introduction to Grasshopper
-How we implement grasshopper in our everyday work
-Case studies of fully parametric workflows
-Understanding data trees
-Understanding procedural modelling & Modelling a Mobius strip.
-Making a parametric tower & Designing with parameters.
-Utilising attractors and context data.
-Penalisation and documentation.
-Generating schedules
-Attractor driven patterns
-Galapagos evolutionary solver for design optimisation.
-Using Kangaroo physics
-Using Rhino attributes and metadata in GH
-Creating topological meshes with weaverbird
-Loop operations in Grasshopper
-Isosurfacing using millipede
-Intro to c# scripting in Grasshopper
Check out our workshop's AGENDA for more information
Basic knowledge in Rhino and Grasshopper. 

Jose Pareja Gomez
Jose Pareja Gomez. Born in Mexico City/1986: Bachelor in architecture by De La Salle University in Leon, Mexico and M.Arch in Architecture and Urbanism by the Architectural Association in London UK. He has been a lecturer on diverse technology and architectural forums in Latin America and Europe. His architectural work has been featured in art galleries such as the Maison Mais Non and the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Since joining Zaha Hadid Architects in 2013 he has worked on a series of Urban and Architectural projects specializing in the use of computation within the design development process. He is currently working as a Lead Designer at Zaha Hadid Architects as well as Senior VR Developer for the ZHVR Group, VR research and development group within ZHA.