SPIRO]rat is a free plugin for Grasshopper3D developed by rat[LAB]EDUCATION in INDIA. It generates Epitrochoids and Hypotrochoids by representing the motion of pen in a classic spirograph. An infinite number of patterns can be generated through this plugin using #Rhino3D and #Grasshopper3D which can be translated into spatial formations.
rat[LAB]- Research in Architecture and Technology is the 1st Indian Design Studio to release a free-to-use GH Plugin as it’s contribution to the evolving Grasshopper3D community to promote use of technology in design through Computational Methods which the firm practices professionally.
[SPIRO]rat is a free tool promoting the open-source model of sharing knowledge and skills in the domain of parametric and computational design and creates an educational medium to provide a deeper understanding of mathematics and geometry to designers.
[SPIRO]rat is launched on official rat[LAB] website and Food4Rhino on 1st May 2019.
[THE TOOL IS FREE FOR ALL & PROUDLY MADE IN INDIA]// *There is a very interesting story to the creation of the tool which will be shared after the launch in press release.