Simple Grasshopper Exercise

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Using the knowledge of Grasshopper that you've recently attained, please complete the following exercise in 30 minutes.
Assessment objectives

Assessment objectives include:

  • Ability to create a simple definition in Grasshopper
  • Understanding of Grasshopper Interface and component options at your disposal.
Exercise Type Problem Set
Evaluation Criteria
High Pass
Completion of steps 1-3; Grasshopper file opens to show each step revealed.
Completion of steps 1-2; Grasshopper file opens to show each step revealed.
Low Pass
Competion of step 1 only; Grasshopper file opens to show this step revealed.
File not submitted or Grasshopper file reveals nothing.
Uses Tool(s) Tool:Grasshopper
Uses Workflow(s)

There are 3 steps to complete the entire exercise, including an extra credit option. The steps include placing a specific-sized box on the center point of a surface, finding the vertices of the surface and adding identical boxes to those points, and then extruding the surface a specifc amount in the z-direction and using the boxes to conduct a boolean difference operation on the newly created polysurface (brep in grasshopper). These instructions are included within the grasshopper file in panels.

Please use the below files to complete the Problem Set.
Problem Set 5.3dm
Problem Set 5.ghx