What the plugin does
What the plugin doesn’t do
Note: Sometimes, using this system, Rhino requires that Python be loaded before it can see the new command for the first time in a session – running
EditPythonScript, or any other python script should allow the command to work.
If you want to contribute to our plugin with your own ideas or you know how to improve the code, feel free to help us maintain and improve the plugin.
This is a shout out to all the kind help that we received while investigating this topic.
The basic idea for the workflow comes from an explanation of a similar plugin that is being used in the education of architectural model builders in Switzerland and was kindly explained to us by Noa Hirschi from https://modellag.ch/
Further explanations on the aesthetics and design considerations as well as much needed insight into the different data sets were provided to us by Pascal Gnädinger from https://diemodellbauer.ch/
Federico Bertagna from the Chair of Structural Design at ETH Zurich was kind enough to develop the first a fist draft of the plugin with Grasshopper