# Ali Torabi

Digital Architecture & Technology

## Array on multiple surfaces of one NURBS geometry

In This Video:

• Making a series of parametric trusses using NURBS surfaces and 2D shapes .
• Getting access to all surfaces inside a NURBS geometry by using surface index number.
• How to fix local offsets in surface controller.
• Use set property spinner to change the selected properties.
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April 17, 2010 at 5:07 pm Comments (6)

## NURBS functions or UV Mapping ?

In This Video:

• See the advantage of using NURBS evaluation functions and UV mapping information in surface controller.
• Uniform surface panelling using UV mapping data of a NURBS geometry.
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April 17, 2010 at 12:49 pm Comments (0)

## Surface cladding part 2

In This Video:

• Use surface controller and FFD modifier to map a 3d object on a surface.
• How to create a hexagon pattern.
• Controlling the thickness of panels using Normal offset parameter.
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April 17, 2010 at 12:44 pm Comment (1)

## Surface cladding part 1

In This Video:

• Use surface controller to map a 2d shape on a surface.
• How surface controller sets the U and V offsets for each individual vertex in s-pline shape.
• use surface modifier to generate patch based on a losed shape.
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April 17, 2010 at 12:42 pm Comments (3)

## Controlling scalar properties in two dimensional array by a surface

Level: intermediate
In This Video:

• How to use surfae controller to derive the scalar values from a surface position.
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April 17, 2010 at 12:39 pm Comments (0)

## Introducing surface controller of parametric array

Level: Beginner
In This Video:

• How to use surface controller.
• Normal offset, Local Offset.
• What kind of surfaces you can choose.
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April 17, 2010 at 12:36 pm Comments (5)