Week 2: Stacking or Nesting Objects

Introduction: Week 2: Stacking or Nesting Objects

3D printing nesting objects.

Step 1: Procedural Geometry and Affine Transformations

Last week, we learned about transforming, stacking, and nesting objects.

I've followed the instructions given in the class and tried out different shapes and patterns.

Step 2: Revolve Surface

To revolve surface, a curve was drawn with the curve tool in Rhino.

Using the Revolve Surface component in Grasshopper, it was revolved to create a bowl-shaped basket geometry.

A nested set of stacked baskets were created with iterative scaling.

Step 3: Decorative Pattern (Surface Morph)

The baskets are decorated with a pattern created in last class.

Surface Morph component in Grasshopper is used.

Step 4: Rendering and Printing

This is a rendered image for the nesting baskets, and the estimation time for printing the smallest object is 1day 20minutes.

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    2 years ago

    Your work reminds me the Bird Nest in Beijing. Nice documentation!


    2 years ago

    You work is so impressive! I am very impressed by your hard work, detailed explanation and final result! can not wait for your artifact come out!