Friday, March 24, 2017

Kangaroo Physics Workshop by Daniel Piker - May 17-19, McNeel Europe (Barcelona)

Kangaroo Physics Workshop by Daniel Piker

May 17-19, 2017
10 AM-6 PM
McNeel Europe S.L.
Roger de Flor, 32-34 bajos
08018 Barcelona (Spain)

We invite you to join us for a Kangaroo Physics Workshop, led by the award-winning plugin developer Daniel Piker. The workshop will take place on May 17-19 at our European office in Barcelona.

Daniel will introduce Kangaroo Physics, an interactive physics/constraint solver for designers and one of the most successful Grasshopper plugins. The program works as a physics engine performing interactive simulation, form finding, optimization, and constraint solving in real time.

Day 1

• Introduction - principles of form finding and dynamic relaxation
• Catenary arches and vaults
• Linkages
• Tensile membranes
• Bending rods and gridshells

Day 2

• Collisions/packing/distribution
• Rigid bodies and mechanisms
• Bending shells and origami
• Meshing for simulation

Day 3

• Panels and grids for architecture
• Introduction to using the Kangaroo library via C# scripting
• Individual project development

Course fee: EUR 795 (+VAT); students and university teachers will get a 50% discount (proof of status required)
Maximum number of participants: 8-10
Language: English

Seats are limited. Sign up now by contacting Rodrigo Bárcena!
Video about Kangaroo Physics...

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