Why take this course
Ladybug Tools is an open-source environmental analysis plugin for Rhino3D and Grasshopper. Learning how to use the Ladybug Environmental Suite provides a valuable skill that can be applied to various aspects of building design and construction. The tools enable the analysis of a building's energy performance, daylighting, and thermal comfort, which can identify areas for improvement and make informed decisions about how to make buildings more sustainable.
The course will take you through the process of using Ladybug Tools to perform a sustainability analysis on the Swiss Re building. You will understand how to evaluate the building's environmental impact and performance in terms of energy efficiency, daylighting, and thermal comfort. By utilizing Ladybug's data collection and simulation capabilities, you can identify areas for improvement and make informed decisions on design options that balance energy efficiency and cost.
This knowledge can be used to create more energy-efficient and sustainable designs, providing a competitive edge in the job market as the demand for sustainable buildings increases. The Ladybug Environmental Suite is widely used in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry, and understanding these tools can help students better collaborate with professionals in these fields.
Revolutionize your building design with Ladybug Tools: Unlock the Power of Sustainability
Mostapha Roudsari developed Ladybug in 2012 as a tool for architects and designers to analyze and optimize the energy performance of buildings. Since then, Ladybug Tools has grown to include various environmental analysis capabilities, including daylighting, thermal comfort, and renewable energy analysis. The Ladybug Tools community is active and supportive and continues to develop and improve the plugin.
The Ladybug Tools Suite is widely used in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry for building performance analysis. Knowing these tools can increase students' chances of getting hired or earning a promotion in the industry.
Ladybug Tools allow for a comprehensive analysis of a building's energy performance, daylighting, and thermal comfort. This knowledge can be used to identify areas for improvement and make informed decisions about how to make buildings more sustainable.
By learning how to use these tools, students can apply their knowledge to real-world projects, giving them hands-on experience that they can use in their future careers.
Understanding the basic principles of the Ladybug Environmental Suite tools can help students to evaluate better and optimize building designs, making them more energy-efficient and sustainable.
1.- Intro to Scripting10min 04seg
2.- Creating Tower Profile From Reference Image06min 16seg
3.- Rhino Scripting Resources01min 17seg
4.- Setting Up grasshopper Script12min 19seg
5.- Creating Tree For Surface Pattern02min 24seg
6.- Duplicating Reverse Tree01min 35seg
7.- Creating Panels With VB Scripts09min 25seg
8.- Creating Panels And Baking Tower Geometry07min 47seg
9.- Preparing Floor Plate Generation08min 07seg
10.- Setting Floor Plate Patterns With Cull Patterns04min 45seg
11.- Develop Custom Floor Plates By Script14min 02seg
12.- Getting Sun Hours Context Diagram in LadyBug14min 50seg
13.- Concepts Photovoltaic Panning00min 47seg
14.- Viewing And Exporting Solar Radiance Data08min 32seg
15.- Course Conclusion00min 55seg