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Thursday December 8

Thornton Tomasetti Offices
51 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010

*Must be registered for December 8 workshops to attend

Session I: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Room 1: Brian Ringley & Andrew Heumann, Woods Bagot – Panel Intelligence and Patterning
Room 2: Mostapha RoudsariHoneybee (multi-phase daylight modeling) *This workshop is FULL
Room 3: Robert Cervellione – Dynamo Dev Zero-touch to NodeModel

Lunch: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Session II: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Room 1: Brian Ringley & Andrew Heumann, Woods Bagot – Advanced Facade Rationalization
Room 2: Mostapha RoudsariButterfly (CFD) *This workshop is FULL
Room 3: Konrad Sobon & Leland Jobson, Grimshaw – Dynamo: Mandrill

The workshops are Bring Your Own Laptop. Refer to the descriptions for further information regarding the appropriate software requirements.

Please EMAIL us to reserve your spot for the workshops you wish to take.


Variable Skins: Mastering Facade Design and Variation in Rhino and Revit
December 8, 9:00am – 1:00pm (4 Hours)

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Panel Intelligence and Patterning
The first half of the workshop will introduce a series of intelligent workflows taken directly from real-world projects. We will look at data-driven approaches to facade patterning using attractors and dithering algorithms, and how designers can control the resulting panel variation for efficient and cost-effective fabrication. We will share our preferred strategies for model management and interoperability including facade geometry unwrapping/remapping, smart Grasshopper baking with blocks and embedded attributes, and web-based collaboration to seamlessly transition from concept design to documentation.

Skill level: Intermediate

Software Requirements:

Taught by Brian Ringley & Andrew Heumann, Woods Bagot.


Advanced Parametric Daylight Modeling: The Multi-phase approach (Honeybee)
December 8, 9:00am – 1:00pm (4 Hours)

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Instructors:
Sarith Subramaniam (Penn State University)
Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari (University of Pennsylvania)
Christopher Mackey (Payette Architects)

This workshop introduces multi-phase daylighting modeling with Honeybee. It is intended for intermediate to advanced Honeybee users, who know how to set-up and run an annual daylighting analysis with Honeybee.

Software Requirements:

  • Ladybug + Honeybee*
  • Radiance
  • Rhino + Grasshopper**

*Latest version of Honeybee will be provided to the audience during the workshop but you still need to install the current version before the workshop.
**Grasshopper will be used during the workshop but a number of similar examples and workflows will be presented also in DynamoBIM.

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Dynamo Dev Zero-touch to NodeModel
December 8, 9:00am – 1:00pm (4 Hours)

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The workshop will focus on the core principle of setting up the development environment to create nodes in Dynamo. Using C# in visual studio participants will be shown all the steps needed to compile a node successfully. We will start simple with making zero-touch nodes where we begin the introduced to the dynamo api and how to access all the geometry under the hood. We will then dive into package creation for both locally hosted packages as well as publishing to the package manager. After everyone is comfortable in the dev environment, we will take a deeper dive into WPF and custom node UI creation where we can access the full power of .net and create fully custom nodes.

Software Requirements:

  • Visual Studio 2015 community edition (free)
  • Dynamo Studio or Dynamo for Revit

Taught by Robert Cervellione, CERVER Design Studio


Variable Skins: Mastering Facade Design and Variation in Rhino and Revit
December 8, 2:00pm – 6:00pm (4 Hours)

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Advanced Facade Rationalization
The second half of the workshop will dive into more complex geometric conditions, introducing a wide range of strategies for contending with free form surface panelization and rationalization. Taking advantage of new tools currently under development by Woods Bagot’s Global Design Technology team, we will introduce the technique of k-means clustering for reducing the number of unique panel types, physics-based methods for relaxing panels to target dimensions, evolutionary solving for complex facade design spaces, and other advanced methods drawn from practice to create sophisticated facade systems in both Rhino and Revit.

Skill level: Advanced

Software Requirements:

Taught by Brian Ringley & Andrew Heumann, Woods Bagot.


An introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics with Butterfly
December 8, 2:00pm – 6:00pm (4 hours)

Instructors:
Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari (University of Pennsylvania)
Christopher Mackey (Payette Architects)

This workshop will introduce Butterfly – the newest addition to the insect community of Ladybug + Honeybee. Butterfly allows one to set-up and run advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations from inside Grasshopper using the validated, open source engine OpenFOAM.
It’s recommended that you have at least a year-worth of visual scripting experience for attending this workshop. Grasshopper will be used for the workshop’s hands-on exercises but a number of similar examples and workflows will be shown with DynamoBIM. Prior knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamic is preferred but not required.

Software Requirements:

  • Rhino + Grasshopper
  • Ladybug + Honeybee
  • Butterfly + OpenFOAM*
  • ParaView: http://www.paraview.org/download/

*Follow steps 0-2 from Getting Started with Butterfly to get OpenFOAM and Butterfly installed.

Optional Readings:

Check Butterfly learning resources.

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Dynamo: Mandrill
December 8, 2:00pm – 6:00pm (4 Hours)

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http://dynamobim.org/

In this workshop you will learn how to use Dynamo to tap into Revit and extract data (information about families, warnings etc.) from it. We will then use a data visualization plug-in – Mandrill – to generate charts and graphs. We will also explore advanced list management techniques, formatting our data in ways that will allow us to create different visualizations, telling different stories. These will all be combined into a “report” page that can be printed and/or linked into your choice of software (InDesign, Illustrator, Word etc.)

Software Requirements:

  • Revit 2016/2017 (please remember to check out your license)
  • Dynamo 1.2 (please make sure that no other version of Dynamo is installed)
  • Mandrill 2017.12.2
  • Archi-lab_Grimshaw 2016.12.1 (There will probably be an update to 2016.12.2 prior to the workshop)

Taught by Konrad Sobon & Leland Jobson, Grimshaw.