import OSM

OpenStreetMap data for Lausanne I was testing out the Elk plugin for Grasshopper some time ago (back when only the initial realease 0.0.1.0) was available and found the ability to import data from OpenStreetMap incredibly useful. Not only is this an opensource database, but it’s global coverage is pretty thorough saving the trouble of trying … Continue reading

Mesh Import

Rhino to Processing This sketch expands on the earlier Half-Edge Mesh sketch, demonstrating how to generate a large HEM class from text files containing the vertex positions and the vertex indices for each face as comma separated lists. (To generate these .txt files from Rhino via Rhinoscript see this post.) The difference between this sketch … Continue reading