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## Kairouan Tile

- Amira, I love the organization here. The Spider Tile is really nice. It would be best to group these under an assignment 01 heading. --Gsnover 03:51, 20 September 2011 (UTC)

## Assignment 1: Rhino Tiling Design

**BLUE TILE**

**SPIDER TILE**

**WHITE/BLUE TILE**

## Assignment 2&3: Grasshopper Tiling Design & Printing

**Three examples of tile's parametric range**

Grasshopper tile on regular grid

Same tile on regular grid with perimeter point position set to .999 (the farthest the algorithm allows in order to achieve the four secondary ("star")points. Point position must be <1 and >0 in order for design to show up.

Grasshopper tile with fewer lines in both primary and secondary star shapes (gives the appearance of lighter lines with less density). Perimeter point position is set to .5 (the midway point).

**Three examples of tile on curved grid**

Grasshopper tile on variable grid

Grasshopper tile using dots (two "stars"...must zoom in to see!)

Tile using dots & solid lines

Grasshopper tile using dots & thick dashes

## Assignment 4: Recursion

Design, multiple steps & smaller

## Assignment 5: CNC Drawings

Cacti shapes algorithm (designed to be used with any number of polygons & polygons with however many sides)

Shapes created from algorithm w/ their respective starting polygons

Cacti shapes generated from same algorithm using 8 triangle polygons of varying size

Design generated from same algorithm using many small polygons of varying size and a custom arrangement.

## Assignment 6: Surface Components

Revolution & Rotate

Annotated grasshopper algorithm using Revolution & Rotate components (definitions included)

Surface created using grasshopper components. Starting polygon is an equilateral triangle, and axis of rotation is not on original shape.

Similar surface using same starting shape/rotation axis (original shape can be seen in background), but with a varied plane of rotation (new surface is in foreground). Plane of rotation can be seen next to shape (rotation angle was 152 degrees).

Surface generated using same initial shape and same axis of rotation, but rotation angle domain (around axis) was changed from 360 degrees (a fully closed shape) to 255 degrees.

Surface generated using same algorithm but using a different starting polygon. Rotation axis was moved to intersect shape so there is no "donut hole". Rotation plane remains unchanged.

## Assignment 7: NAILS