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MultiPipe and new Apple Silicon Support in Rhino 7
Rhino 7 is now available for Apple Silicon Macs, plus adds a new powerful modeling command called MultiPipe.
3D News: Rhinoceros 7 for Mac and Windows—Now Shipping
Rhino 7 is now shipping worldwide and McNeel’s latest advanced 3D modeling and Grasshopper computational design platform offers the largest upgrade feature set in the history of the app.
INSIDER: Expanding a BIM Workflow Near You—McNeel’s New Open Source Rhino.Inside SDK
BIM tools have failed global design leaders in many areas—especially advanced modeling. Now Rhino and GH are coming “inside” to help solve long extent pain points in the AEC industry.
INSIDER: Ladybug Tools Aim to Take Environmental Analysis to Wider Audience
Architosh talks with ‘Ladybug Tools’ co-founders Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari and Chris Mackey, about their young software company’s near future with computational design tools technology that aims to be more democratized soon.
INSIDER: A Brief Tour of Select Grasshopper Add-Ons
We look at 35 Grasshopper plugins that add additional capabilities and superpowers to the number one AAD tool in the market used in AEC. Importantly, there are quite a few GH plugins working for the Mac version of Rhino + Grasshopper—a growing reality that is good for the market.
INSIDER Xpresso #12—Subscribers First to Read In-Depth Report on McNeel’s “Rhino.Inside”
Our latest INSIDER Xpresso #12 newsletter features a key upcoming INSIDER Report on McNeel’s pivotal SDK technology ‘Rhino.Inside.’ Subscribers to the newsletter have gained early access to learn all about how Rhino and Grasshopper technology may find its way into every major CAD and BIM tool in the AEC market at some point in 2020.
New Book by McNeel—Essential Algorithms and Data Structures for Grasshopper
McNeel releases a new book on Essential Algorithms and Data Structures for Computational Design.
BRICSYS 2019—Lift Creativity, Reduce, Complexity, Act as One
Bricsys continues to push on its leadership front in the area of Machine Learning and AI in BIM but the big news this year was on the new Rhino 3D + Grasshopper integration that benefits not just BIM workflows but MCAD workflows as well. Zaha Hadid Architects and HOK were global design innovators presenting at the conference as well.
GRAPHISOFT announces release of ARCHICAD 23
The latest release of ARCHICAD sets new benchmarks for BIM software responsiveness, improves interoperability and enhances modeling and Grasshopper connectivity features, among dozens of improvements.
Rhino 6 for Mac with Grasshopper—WIP Now Available for Testing
McNeel introduces the availability of Rhino 6 for Mac WIP—includes integrated Grasshopper application.
Chaos Group Announces V-Ray Next for Rhino (and Grasshopper!)
Designers can now use V-Ray from within Grasshopper—bringing stunning visualizations to abstract curves and repeating patterns.
The New Hypar Platform—Soon Offering the AEC Industry Scalable Computation
Autodesk veterans set out to capture AEC firm expertise and address the limitations of today’s visual scripting (or algorithmic-aided design) tools.
Noted ARCHICAD-Based Architect to Present to New York City Revit User Group
This exciting webinar news came to us late but we want to make sure readers are very aware of this exciting learning opportunity to hear Alex Hughes of KURV talk about his unique and powerful design to BIM workflow.
Perspectives on BEST of SHOW 2018: Perez’s Model of Technological Revolutions—BIM, CDEs and VR
Architosh presents its annual “perspectives” on BEST of SHOW honorees at AIA in NYC. This year we place our views on AEC technologies under the larger perspective of famed economist and technology historian, Carlota Perez—introducing her landmark Techno-Economic Paradigms (TEPs) theory model that explains how technology revolutions and financial capital conspire towards total paradigm shifts approximately every 60 years.
ARCHICAD Now Available Under Subscription Licenses in North America
New subscription licensing options for ARCHICAD in Canada and the US now available will empower firms with greater workflow and collaboration capabilities.
McNeel Ships New Rhino 6—Grasshopper Now Built-In
The long-awaited Rhino 6 with integrated Grasshopper is now shipping worldwide. New flexible cloud licensing make using Rhino 6 wherever you are easy.
Event News: Vectorworks, Grasshopper and Rhino 5 for Mac Training
As we head further into the year there are lots of interesting online learning events getting on the schedule, including Vectorworks, Grasshopper and Rhino events.
Bespoke Computational Tools at Payette Drive Unforeseen Values to Firm and Client Alike
Grasshopper, Ladybug, Honeybee, HumanUI…these are just some of the buzz words among those doing computational design at Payette, a subset of the major Boston-based practice doing work around the world.
ARCHICAD 20—A Deep Dive Into Its Best New Features
In this feature article Architosh takes a deeper look at the three big new features in ARCHICAD 20. Part insights, part step-by-step we dive deep into many aspects of graphic overrides, the Property Manager and what the new UI brings to UX.
Event: ThinkParametric Course—Using Galapagos for Grasshopper
Learn how to use Galapagos with Grasshopper to optimize four clustered buildings for optimal views against core criteria like building area, depth and shape constraints, etc—from ThinkParametric.
Rhino for Mac Price Goes Up Jan 1—Mac Version Nearly Complete
Rhino 5 for Mac goes up in price in January so readers who have wanted to add this tool to their arsenal should probably grab this app now. This, plus we have additional notes on Rhino Mac development in general below.
Arguably Ahead on Technology—GRAPHISOFT Aims For The Future of Practice
By partnering with the most dominant algorithmic design software company and creating a meta-data infrastructure with a flexible graphical super-system—to help visibly put that data to work—the Hungarian BIM software maker is positioning itself for the future.
Grasshopper-ArchiCAD Workflow Competition Winners Announced
Graphisoft, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software maker for architects and designers has announced the winners of its Grasshopper-ArchiCAD Workflow Competition.
IrisVR releases Grasshopper Plugin for IrisVR Prospect VR Application
IrisVR startup announces IrisVR Prospect plugin for McNeel’s popular Grasshopper algorithmic design software. Now the power of VR and algorithmic design optionality meet.
GRAPHISOFT’s Grasshopper-ArchiCAD Live Connection
The Rhino-Grasshopper-ArchiCAD Live Connection enables architects to use all three applications in bi-directions, working to bridge algorithmic design with a leading edge BIM application in ArchiCAD 20. This new connection was beta tested by over 1000 architects around the world. The Live Connection plugins enable Rhino to produce native GDL ArchiCAD elements, while Grasshopper can drive model elements in ArchiCAD algorithmically.
Interview: Dr. Biplab Sarkar talks to Architosh about Vectorworks 2016
In this interview Architosh learns more details about Vectorworks 2016 and some specific technologies such as the Project Sharing features, based on tech similar to Git as well as information about Marionette and the new SubD modeling features.
GRAPHISOFT introduces Rhino-Grasshopper-ArchiCAD Connection
Graphisoft has introduced a public beta version of its Rhino-Grasshopper-ArchiCAD connection, an industry first bi-directional and real-time connection between all three programs.
McNeel prepping for first official release of Rhino 5 for Mac (finally!)
The Mac 3D world has gained a new friend in the upcoming official first release of Rhino 5 for Mac. Today users can embrace Release Candidate 1 (RC1) for free use for evaluation for 90 days. We have many more details and analysis below.
In-Brief: Rhynamo is now Open Source
New open source project Rhynamo is now available to download
The Smartgeometry Workshop
In this feature article we delve into the Smart Geometry Conference’s “Workshop” component, the heart and soul of the event for years.
Cluster Focus: Talking to Andy Payne Architect
Architosh talks to architect Andy Payne at Smartgeometry 2011 at Copenhagen
Tidbits: AutoDesSys, Nvidia, T-Splines News
Mac CAD and 3D News: We have tidbits on AutoDesSys at AIA National with Bonzai 3D and formZ items to show, new OpenClip; Nvidia CUDA and PhysX news with Softimage; plus T-Splines news
Tidbits: Rhino, Brazil, Vectorworks and other news
Mac CAD and 3D News: We have news on Rhino tutorials, new release candidate software for Brazil, Vectorworks training in New York City and ArchiCAD Start Edition news.
SIGGRAPH Feature: Architosh Talks to Robert McNeel About Rhino for Mac and More…
Without debate one of the most exciting announcements to hit the Macintosh CAD and 3D community in recent years was the decision Robert McNeel made to port the extremely well-regarded modeler to Apple’s Mac OS X platform. The project is taking some time as the company is developing Rhino for OS X alongside continuous improvements to the core program which competes with a good-sized group of other advanced modelers. Being this is Siggraph week I caught up with Bob McNeel, CEO of Robert McNeel and Associates, developers of Rhino, to discuss his company at Siggraph 2008 and the progress being made on Rhino for Mac OS X.
Grasshopper: Generative Modeling Tool for Rhinoceros – Mac Version Needs .Net Support
McNeel North America has new Grasshopper Generative Modeling Tool for Rhino