Appropriate design solutions are often the outcome of creating several prototypes and choosing the most suitable option. With Grasshopper, designers can quickly create multiple unique prototypes of a design concept without having to manually model any geometry. With it's intuitive, easy-to-learn visual scripting features, and vast possibilities of application, Grasshopper has been behind many of the most impressive works in architecture, interior design, and industrial design of the 21st century.


 Understand from scratch the basics of computational design

 What is Grasshopper? How does it integrate with Rhino?

 Using components, the building blocks of Grasshopper

 Step by step framework of approaching simple to complex designs

 Follow along workflows of creating famous buildings, geometries, and designs

 Attractors, Working with the Lunchbox plugin for Grasshopper, and much more


 Begin by first getting introduced to your instructor, Manan Jain, a computational designer trained in Barcelona, who has been teaching Grasshopper to students and professionals since the past 5 years. Develop the basics of what computational design in Grasshopper means to create a foundation for the rest of the course.

 Next, get familiar with the interface, and learn about components, which are the building blocks of Grasshopper. Understand some basic components that you’ll use often while working with the program.

 Move into understanding how to work with curves and surfaces, and the various components associated with them. Model a twisting tower and diagrid structure to explore the nascent possibilities of Grasshopper.

 Once the basics are covered, start to get familiar with Data Structures, which forms the background logic of all computational design processes in Grasshopper. Finally, take your skills to the next level by exploring intermediate level concepts of Attractors, using the Lunchbox plugin, and modelling from scratch the Absolute Towers by MAD Architects.

 Conclude with a congratulatory note from Manan on how to put your newly developed skills to use, and further ways to explore this powerful tool.


This course is for designers from all fields and anyone who is generally interested in expanding their design capabilities with a powerful modelling tool. You'll only need a computer to follow along. 

Grasshopper comes inbuilt with Rhino 7. You can download the 90 day Evaluation version of Rhino 7 here


For Windows: Windows 10 or 8.1 | 64 bit processor | 600mb disk space | 8GB RAM recommended

For Mac: Mac 10.14.6 (Mojave) or above | 8GB RAM | 5GB Disk space

Course Curriculum

Embrace the power of Computational Design

Take your designs to the next level by incorporating advanced form finding techniques. Start learning Grasshopper 3D today.



Ar. Manan Jain

Ex-Assistant Tutor for Grasshopper & Rhino at IAAC Barcelona, Spain. 

Master's in Advanced Architecture, IAAC Barcelona, Spain.

Manan is a licensed architect & computational designer with working experience as a professional on a range of multi scalar projects. He holds a masters degree in Advanced Architecture (MAA02) from IAAC Barcelona, where he also assisted in Grasshopper classes. His interests are in the fields of computational design, digital fabrication, visual representation & other design paradigms like furniture design, product design & architecture.

Currently, Manan is leading his own practice & also teaches online classes for Rhinoceros & Grasshopper. Manan enjoys teaching as he believes that one can expand their knowledge by sharing it.

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Do I need to install Grasshopper?

Grasshopper comes built-in with Rhino 6 and above. In case you're using a older version on Rhino, you can install Grasshopper for free from here

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