Turn multiple points on a gyroid surface into a graded density volume

Hello,

I was able to plot a bunch of points on the surface of a gyroid. I am using the Dendro plugin to turn these points into a volume. One may ask why I made a gyroid surface, and then turned it into points and then into a volume. The reason is because I want to achieve a graded density over the length of the gyroid. I thought this would be easier using points, instead of a whole surface.

I can’t figure out how to assign different sizes to sections of points (each base cell dimension) in order to create a graded density (gradually increasing thickness) when I convert it into a volume.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, or even a point in the right direction. Below are pictures to visualize what I am talking about, as well as the process in Grasshopper for reference.

Thank you,

Dylan



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You can provide a list of Radius in Dendro
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So just select radius depending on a position
You can fast populate a mesh using this script, it is not wonderful but it does the job


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If the aim is just a variable thickness to the surfce, I think an easier way would be to use the offset and thicken functions in Weaverbird.

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For sure it will be better. And also quadremesh of rhino wip could be used to have a nice mesh.

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I posted a definition a while back that can assign create variable radii volumes from driver points for Dendro. With a slight modification you can change it to be planar driven as well.
Hope that helps:

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Thank you Laurent, I will have to try this !

Thank you Charlie, I will have to figure out how to make the planar driven modification. I appreciate the suggestion!