IV EDITION 400 hours
The course includes a Full RHINO 5.0 Educational Licence!
The course is divided into 5 GROUPS with several UNITS:
GROUP I: NURBS modelling (Rhino, Grasshopper)
GROUP II: DIGITAL FABRICATION (+visits)
GROUP III: MESHES modelling (Grasshopper for organic design, structural analysis, thermal calculation and form-finding)
GROUP IV: INTEROPERABILITY (Grasshopper and its connection with arduino, sensors, data from internet, Python)
GROUP V: THESIS (personal work on the main interests of the student based on the previous units + V-Ray for rendering)
The aim of every UNIT is that students can learn new parametric tools based on Grasshopper.
Instruction Language: ENGLISH
Place: ControlMAD, Madrid, Spain.
Maximum number of students: 12
Minimum number of students: 7
Instructors, lecturers and visits:
_Sergio Alonso del Campo, Diego García Cuevas and Victor Armas Crespo - Controlmad (Spain)
_David Serrano Lozano. Interoperability expert [Random] office (Spain). Revit Instructor at ControlMAD.
_McNeel Europe staff. Rhino Developers.
_Rest of visiting instructors for 2015 edition, top experts in the field, will be announced soon.
_Visit to Fundición Capa with Julia Capa (Spain).
_Visit to an outstanding Parametric / Rhino projects: Arganzuela footbrigde, by Perrault Architects.
_Trip to an European city with Parametric buildings. Last editions were to Barcelona and Sagrada Familia.
Instructors and lecturers at previous editions:
_Francesc Salla (responsible for the development of Visual-Arq, AsuniCAD)
_Arturo Tedeschi. Form-finding expert. ArturoTedeschi Office (Italy)
_Thomas Grabner/Ursula Frick [UTO] Geco, Mesh Edit Developers. (Austria)
_Luis Fraguada. gHowl Developer
_Clemens Preisinger. and Moritz Heimrath. Structural analisys experts Karamba Developer. (Germany).
_Pepe Ballesteros. Chairman of Pasajes Magazine.
_Andrés de Mesa – Sagrada Familia engineers (Spain)
Dates: September 8th – December 4th 2015
Course schedule: From Monday to Thursday.
Lectures are taken in the morning. Afternoon time is devoted to personal student’s work based on what instructors have taught during the morning.
Lectures and tutor support (classroom)___________________9,30 am - 3 pm (30 minutes break)
Personal projects; independent work (on-site or at home)_______3,30 pm – 6,30 pm
Course Presentation_________________Sept.7th 2015
Course Start________________________Sept. 8th
End of course_______________________Dec. 3th
Course closing and thesis presentation___Dec. 4th 2015
Are you interested? There are seats available!
Please download and read this registration .pdf file: How to register
Enrollment fee: 3950 euro (VAT included)
Early bird special price until April 30th : 3450 euro
Enrollment deadline: August 1st, 2015
How to make the payment:
_ Bank transfer or cash payment to bank account shown in the registration .pdf file
_ Credit card or PayPal*. Click on the Pay Now button
(*Additional management fees are included in the total cost).
In order to guarantee a seat in the course, it is possible to make a first deposit of 800 euro and pay the rest of the fee in a maximum period of 30 days. Please check the registration pdf.
Do you need a visa? It should not be a problem as the length of the course is less than 3 months and most tourism visas are OK to stay in Spain for this period. Anyway, for Non-EU citizens we do strongly recommend to contact the Spanish Embassy and start as soon as possible the paperwork! It may take time depending on each country.
We had students from Canada, U.S.A., Brazil, Latvia, Portugal, Venezuela, Panama, Mexico, Phillipines, China, Kuwait, Iran, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, India, Singapur, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Spain.
Contact us for more info at:
+34 915393366 (Spain) firstname.lastname@example.org