Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY



By Miguel Lantigua-Inoa
Feb 12, '14 3:00 AM EST


This Spring the school have scheduled a series workshops in which outside experts will come to Architecture | Rensselaer and teach a particular technique or skill. These workshops will run on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Bring you laptops to all workshops!  For the first workshop you are required to have Rhino5 and Grasshopper .9 installed on your computer. The latest version of grasshopper can be downloaded here.


BRIAN RINGLEY | Flip Milling Fabrication – Students will design and fabricate a milled prototype using double-sided milling techniques

  • Wed Feb 12: 2-5pm DCC330, 6-9pm DCC308
  • Thurs Feb 13: 2-5pm JEC 3117, 6-9pm DCC308

EZIO BLASETTI | Introduction to Python scripting – Looping, recursion, logic of computation

  • Sat Feb 22: 10am-1pm DCC337, 2pm-5pm DCC337
  • Sun Feb 23: 10am-1pm DCC337, 2pm-5pm DCC337

SHEENA GARCIA | Image Composition, Lighting, Rendering, Post-Production

  • Wed March 26: 2-5pm DCC330, 6-9pm DCC308
  • Thurs March 27: 2-5pm JEC3117, 6-9pm DCC308

Robert Brackett | Mill and 3D Printing integration

  • Wed April 2: 2-5pm DCC330, 6-9pm DCC308
  • Thurs April 3: 2-5pm JEC3117, 6-9pmDCC308

TBD | Physical Computing, Maya Dynamics

  • Wed April 23: 2-5pm DCC330, 6-9pm DCC308
  • Thurs April 24: 2-5pm JEC3117, 6-9pm DCC308