Demo Video of ImageViewer for Ladybug Tools

This a test demo for new developed ImageViewer for Ladybug tools. Users are able to preview the HDR file directly in Grasshopper, and extract the color value by clicking the image or inputting the coordinates. This component is still under developing, and more functions are coming.    

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Honeybee | Read Annual Daylight Result III (v2) – 18x faster

Last year December, I posted a blog “Boost Annual Daylight Simulation Process” with a new grasshopper component “ReadAnnualResultsIII” that is able to improve the postprocessing speed for the annual daylight simulation. With that component, we are able to get the results about 5 – 8 times faster than “ReadAnnualResultsI”. I just reviewed the code, and included the parallel […]

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Boost Annual Daylight Simulation Process

While doing annual daylight simulation, especially on big buildings, usually post processing the simulation data is taking much longer than running the simulation. Honeybee has readAnnualResultsI (DAYSIM) and readAnnualResultsII (GhPython) two components doing the post processing for annual simulation. But each of them is time consuming. Here is readAnnualResultsIII (C#) beta, available for you to test.  Download […]

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Let’s do WELL, let’s be well! Circadian Daylight Simulation

Here is an example of circadian daylight simulation with WELL standard. Please refer WELL standard requirement : link Method of calculation of equivalent melanopic lux: link Download: well

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Tutorial and demo for Design Explorer 2.2

      1. data.csv file (must be named as “data.csv”, all lowercase) 2. all related images and 3d json file in the same folder. 3. drag entire folder to Google Drive. 4. share folder to public (select folder -> share -> advanced -> change -> Public on the web). This step is important! 5. […]

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Design Explorer 2.1 Updates

This update includes the following features: Upload local CSV file is back. You are able to change chart labels in three sizes. full screen ! yes, you can set either Parallel Coordinates Chart or Scatter Matrix Chart full screen as you want! Happy Exploring!   

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PsychMove Chart

Here is an example of PsychMove Chart, which shows the movement of before and after data. Download the example Grasshopper file and check out yourself (need Ladybug installed). Example 1:   Example 2:

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Design Explorer 2 is up

It’s time to go live. The new version was mainly updated to be connected with Google Drive and Sheet. No more pain of editing images’ links, and you can share your link to anyone without uploading a csv file anymore. Enjoy and happy exploring! Here are some visual highlights and tutorial:    

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How to use Design Explorer

How to use export data and images from grasshopper, and upload to Design Explorer 0. install ladybug for grasshopper (need to use “captureView”, and “fly”) 1. creat a folder for exporting imgs from Rhino-Grasshopper (Folder’s name shold not have space, should be one word) 2. creat a slider-controled model in grasshopper example here: x-y-z box […]

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Fixing Design Explorer's image problem.

This is a common problem when using Design Explorer. Here is a easy way to fix it.

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