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BeingAliveLanguage by the Chair of BeingAlive


The BeingAliveLanguage plugin for Grasshopper implements a set of tools using the definition for translating and visualizing soil related information created by Chair of Being Alive. The tool serves for both the landscape design field and environment/agriculture related fields, hoping to support various decision-making processes when the end-users are provided with complex information.


This software is created by Dr. Zhao MA from the research group Chair of Being Alive, ETH Zurich.


The following student assistants has been contributed to the construction of this documentation website (alphabetically ordered):


BeingAliveLanguage is released under an MIT license.


BeingAliveLanguage is created and maintained by academics: Please cite our published paper or otherwise give a shout-out if it contributes to published works.

title = {BeingAliveLanguage: Visualizing soil information from a design perspective to enhance multidisciplinary communication},
journal = {Ecological Informatics},
volume = {76},
pages = {102151},
year = {2023},
issn = {1574-9541},
doi = {},
url = {},
author = {Zhao Ma and Teresa Gali-Izard},