Brick Facade with Grasshopper (MVRDV)

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In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to create a brick facade based on the Crystal House project in Amsterdam designed by MVRDV. You will learn how to set the two types of brick dimensions, then how to create the plane where those bricks will be located and how to orient them on the facade. We will also show how to use Collision and Solid Intersection components in order to take out the bricks where the openings are positioned.

In the last part of the tutorial, you will learn how to create a dissolving effect in Grasshopper. On top of that we will cover adjusting the range and the level of transition combining Domain, ReMap and Graph Mapper components.

The extended version of this tutorial is going to be a separate video that’s going to cover how to create different types of single brick texture, how to map them on a brick using Box Mapping and how to randomly apply those different mapped textures on a brick wall. Based on those textures we will create V-Ray materials. In addition to that we are going to apply Glass material, you will learn how to add a V-Ray infinite plane, the lighting and lastly, we will create renders using V-Ray Next for Grasshopper.

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