2. Advanced Facade Panelization and Optimization Techniques (Grasshopper w/ Galapagos & Kangaroo)
In recent years, the AEC industry has seen many examples of complex facade envelope designs. This workshop will explore different techniques for the rationalization of envelope surfaces for efficient fabrication, using a variety of plugins for Grasshopper. Participants will learn fundamental concepts of facade panelization, and optimization thereof, using Grasshopper’s optimization plugin Galapagos.
After covering a number of examples for facade optimization using Galapagos, we will teach a variety of advanced panelization techniques, using the dynamic relaxation plugin Kangaroo. The participants will also utilize the TT Toolbox plugin, which will allow them to track the progress of the design various iterations with Excel.