[Tutorial Request] Houdini for Architecture

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Hi SideFX community.

I have just started working at Foster + Partners within the visualisation team.

I really want to start implimenting Houdini into how the practice visualise buildings and big data around proposed buidlings while giving control for the artist elements of those visualisations.

Are there any free or paid tutorial series based around these topics:

- Optmisation and preparing of architectual models which have been created via Rhino, 3DS Max or Revit.
- Creating from scratch visulaisation of fake data like wind? Something like the attached images.

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- Replicating a similar setup to the Fracture Object [help.maxon.net] within Cinema 4D to animate (I don't mind if it is MOPs).

We are also keen on the USD pipeline which I have dived into this via this series, https://www.fxphd.com/details/642/ [www.fxphd.com] but if there is more that would be extremely helpful.

Looking forward to your replies.

Cheers,

Ashley
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Hi,

Pragmatic VEX: Volume 1 shows some of these ideas, i.e. advecting curves as gradient ascent, descent, contour lines, along with countless other concepts that can be used together or any other combination. Though you can do the above concepts in your pics using simulation context or without, depending on your requirements.

Some of the methods shown in the course for example you can use any features of a model such as mean curvature to trace curves along this field or opposing it, to create an orthographic framework conformed to the surface of the model, etc.

The free chapters actually show the topics mentioned above:
https://www.sidefx.com/learn/collections/pragmatic-vex-volume-1 [www.sidefx.com]

So you can watch these to get a sense of it.

Full website:
https://www.pragmatic-vfx.com [www.pragmatic-vfx.com]
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