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Stay Ahead in Architecture with Algorithmic Design
Algorithmic modeling is where design and programming intersect. Grasshopper—a plugin for Rhino 3D—allows you to create complex 3D models. Dynamo is an extension for Revit that allows you to create geometry in Dynamo itself or edit the geometry in Revit files. Using a node-based visual language like Grasshopper or Dynamo allows you to construct data-driven geometry, automate repetitive design tasks, and create prototypes that would be impossible with standard CAD tools.
Discover how to apply algorithms to art, manufacturing, architecture, and design.
Explore data-driven architectural modeling.
Create algorithms to generate designs you can use in real-world projects.
Learn how to use Grasshopper, a graphical algorithm editor plugin for the Rhinoceros 3D modeling package.
4h 16m • COURSE
Learning Algorithmic Design with Grasshopper with Chris Reilly
Explore the world of design using programming. Learn how to bring algorithmic design to your workflow using Grasshopper and Rhino.
3h 14m • COURSE
Grasshopper: Generative Design for Architecture with Walter Zesk
Learn how to use Grasshopper—the visual programming plugin for Rhino—as a platform for generative design.
3h 15m • COURSE
Dynamo 2.x Essential Training with Ian Siegel
Learn how to use Autodesk Dynamo to work more efficiently in Revit. Find out how to import and manage data, build 3D geometry, and automate common design tasks with Dynamo.
4h 34m • COURSE
Dynamo: Practical with Paul F. Aubin
Discover how to leverage Autodesk Dynamo—a powerful tool that's already included in your Revit software—to solve modeling challenges with greater efficiency.
2h 51m • COURSE
Dynamo for Revit: Python Scripting with Jeremy Graham
Learn to how to use Python scripting to extend the power of Dynamo and automate common Revit tasks.
3h 36m • COURSE
You'll learn algorithmic design skills with these experts
Chris Reilly is a Detroit-area artist, hacker, and teacher.
Working individually and collaboratively, his artwork explores telepresence, relationships, physical subjectivity, and community building with media, including games, performances, relational objects, robots, and open-source hardware/software projects. Chris holds an MFA from UCLA's School of the Arts and Architecture. He has shown his artwork in solo and group exhibitions internationally, including the Ann Arbor Film Festival; the Intimate Instruments workshop at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles; a public installation at ZERO1 Biennial in San Jose, CA; and collaborative projects in Hong Kong's Microwave International New Media Arts Festival. His works have been profiled in Make magazine, Wired, and Punk Planet, and Chris has published art texts in Geez and Infinite Mile. He has taught new media and digital fabrication courses at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and created 3D animation courses for Lynda.com at LinkedIn. He is an assistant professor of digital media at Eastern Michigan University.
Walter Zesk is a professor at JWU's College of Engineering & Design and the cofounder of Conform Lab.
His research and professional practice straddle the border between design and engineering, primarily focusing on using emerging technologies to develop parametric product systems.
As a graduate student, he collaborated on the invention of a parametric kirigami system that grew into the Seeyond product line, now owned by 3form. As cofounder of Conform Lab, Walter provides consulting in design automation and direct manufacturing technologies.
Prior to joining Johnson & Wales University in 2015, he taught at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and the Boston Architecture College.
Ian Siegel is a BIM practice specialist and educator.
He has a fascination with technology and a passion for improving the process of architectural design. As a BIM practice specialist for Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in New York City, he works closely with teams of designers to develop custom tools and workflows that allow them to design freely, document efficiently, and coordinate effectively. Ian began exploring Dynamo as a way to automate aspects of his design and documentation work in Revit, and now he enjoys sharing time-saving techniques with others in the industry who are looking to do the same.
Paul F. Aubin is an architectural consultant, speaker at Autodesk University, and video and print author.
Paul is the author of many Revit book titles, including his deep dive into the Revit Family Editor: Renaissance Revit. He has also authored dozens of Revit video training titles right here on LinkedIn Learning. Paul is an independent architectural consultant providing content creation, implementation, and training services to architectural firms worldwide. Throughout his 30-year career, he has had experience in design, production, BIM management, coaching, reality capture, and training. Paul has been a top-rated speaker at Autodesk University and other industry conferences for many years. He was recently named a member of the board of directors for the Volterra-Detroit Foundation.
Jeremy Graham is a registered architect specializing in stadium bowl and computational design.
Jeremy's expert ability with 3D modelling applications such as Autodesk Revit and Rhino has led him to master visual programming tools Dynamo and Grasshopper to produce faster, smarter design. His passion for design technology has led him to mastering the Python and C# programming languages, allowing him to develop plugins that extend the functionality of both Autodesk Revit and Rhino. Jeremy contributes to the Dynamo community with his personal blog—www.learndynamo.com—where he teaches practical Dynamo workflows, aimed at automating common tasks in Autodesk Revit, by utilizing Python.