Day 60 - Journal activities delayed

Lunedì 30 Aprile 2012, 05:31

I scheduled for today my blog page writing about CalDay, last April 22nd, but I preferred to keep my attention focused on GreenSpider v1.0, leaving my Berkeley chronicles for another day. I spent a couple of days figuring out how to make my Revit plugin work and I found some satisfactory help on priceless Jeremy Tammik pages. Even Dermott Mcmeel video has been inspiring. It took me several years to decide learning some C and Berkeley's scientific spirit, favouring a deep curious look into things, made my day!

Here's my first GreenSpider introductory page.

Scritto da Silicon_Simon |

GreenSpider - Grasshopper 3D models streamlined to Revit

Lunedì 30 Aprile 2012, 04:41

I’m often very impressed by the huge potential expressed by Rhino’s Grasshopper plugin applied to architectural design, but it’s getting really frustrating when such cool morphologies cannot be properly managed by software aimed to prepare engineered buildings.

In fact, I believe it’s crucial having interchange tools aiding architects and engineers to talk seamlessly to each other. And as I always repeat, BIM is the key.

Here’s the GreenSpider introductory page.

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Day 47 - The city of angels

Giovedì 19 Aprile 2012, 06:07

Last week I was in L.A. with Luisa; she attended a three-day conference organized by American Planning Association, a gigantic meeting collecting nearly five thousands people from all over the U.S. We both attended the talking dinner where "Planning Los Angeles" was presented. It was such a pleasant night.

Disney Concert Hall

The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown L.A. by Frank O. Gehry.

Read more and enjoy some pictures...

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Day 35 - Research keeps goin'

Giovedì 05 Aprile 2012, 21:43

A lot of work to do kept me away from the net last days. After four weeks in Berkeley, it’s time to take stock of the situation and summing up what I have done so far.

Berkeley from Lawrence Hall of Science

UC Berkeley Campus and San Francisco in the background from the Lawrence Hall of Science.


Scritto da Silicon_Simon | | Un commento


Dal 2004 questo piccolo angolo di rete raccoglie gli interessi di ricerca e i lavori di sperimentazione digitale di Simone Garagnani in materia di cultura geek, ma soprattutto di Building Information Modeling, rilievi digitali ad alta risoluzione e computer graphics legata al mondo dell'architettura, dell'ingegneria e delle costruzioni. TC Project, è presente anche sul social network Facebook.


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