Taught by Snøhetta's computational design specialist Thomas Jeremy Tait, the Grasshopper Pro: Mastering Advanced Parametric Design course at Hopific is tailored for professional practice and provides architects with a deep understanding of parametric design.
Course: Grasshopper Pro: Mastering Advanced Parametric Design
Course dates: October 2023 to October 2024
Application deadline: continuous enrollment
The Grasshopper Pro course at Hopific propels architectural designers into the world of advanced parametric design, crafting their journey from foundational skills to advanced architectural techniques and enabling them to elevate their designs and accelerate their careers.
Led by Thomas Jeremy Tait, a leading design architect at Snøhetta, the course adopts a first-principle methodology.
This approach breaks down complex topics into fundamental principles, allowing learners to truly understand and innovate within Grasshopper rather than merely following established patterns.
Students will delve into the program's three pivotal pillars of geometry, data management and algorithmic thinking, ensuring profound comprehension.
This course, born from Snøhetta's internal training, helps learners go beyond script replication, enabling them to craft their own original scripts that match their unique design aspirations.
The Grasshopper Pro offers 42 targeted lessons, seven hours of insightful video content and ten real-world design assignments.
This structure guarantees that acquired knowledge isn't merely academic but has tangible professional applicability.
Upon finishing the course, students will not only have mastered parametric design but also be awarded a certificate of completion, attesting to their expertise and enhancing their professional credentials.
Top image: Design exercises taught in the course, by instructor Thomas Jeremy Tait
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