Brendan Harmon

Generative Landscapes

A course on generative design for landscape architects.

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Introduction

A course on generative design, digital fabrication, and lidar and drone analytics for landscape architects.

Syllabus: 2020 & 2021

Videos: Youtube

Software: Rhino, Grasshopper, Metashape, Thea Render, & GRASS GIS


Fundamentals


Elements

  • Parametric Bench with Grasshopper
  • Lungomare Bench with Grasshopper
  • Strange Attractor with Grasshopper
  • Rendering a Strange Attractor with Thea for Rhino
  • Attractors with Grasshopper

Paving


Planting

  • Parametric Tree with Grasshopper
  • Linear Array of Trees with Grasshopper
  • Arraying Trees Along a Path with Grasshopper
  • Parametric Grid of Trees with Grasshopper
  • Gradient of Trees with Grasshopper
  • Ecological Gradient with Grasshopper
  • Forest from Particle System with Grasshopper
  • Rendering a Tree with Thea for Rhino
  • Random Meadow with Grasshopper
  • Rendering a Grove with Grasshopper
  • Random Grove with Grasshopper
  • Random Forest with Grasshopper
  • Ecological Attractors with Grasshopper
  • Recursive Tree with Grasshopper
  • Drifts of Planting with Grasshopper
  • Forests from Noise with Grasshopper

Terrain

  • Parametric Landforms with Grasshopper
  • Parametric Landscape with Grasshopper
  • Trigonometric Landforms with Grasshopper
  • Topographic Attractors with Grasshopper
  • Landforms from Audio with Grasshopper
  • Landscape from Audio with Grasshopper
  • CNC Surface Milling with RhinoCAM
  • Terrain Modeling with Grasshopper
  • Terrain Analysis with Grasshopper
  • Grading Terrain with Grasshopper
  • Exporting Terrain from Grasshopper

Landscape

  • Garden from Noise with Grasshopper