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Your visit to the Simply Rhino London Training Centre

The address for our London Rhino Training Centre is: 

Simply Rhino Training
Studio 01
Gossamer Gardens
E2 9FN

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If you have any questions that are not answered below then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us now on 020 8498 9900.

Directions to Simply Rhino Training

You'll find the Simply Rhino London Training Centre within Gossamer Gardens. The main entrance to Gossamer Gardens is in The Oval, opposite Emma Street.

If you're approaching from the Hackney Road turn in to The Oval and you'll see the entrance to Gossamer Gardens in about 30 metres on your right.

When you see the entrance to Gossamer Gardens come through the gates and head straight on down to Studio 01 which is on the ground floor at the very end to the right.

You can also enter Gossamer Gardens via the archway next to Hackney Cycles on Hackney Road until 6pm.

Lost? Then call us and we'll guide you in - 020 8498 9900

Train, Tube, Bus or Bike?

Train - The closest rail station (1 minute walk) is Cambridge Heath Station (2 stops from Liverpool Street Station).

Tube - The closest underground/tube station (10 minutes walk) is Bethnal Green Station (on the Central Line).

Bus - There is a bus stop very close to us on the Hackney Road, the following buses serve this stop: 26, 48 and 55.

Cycling - There are bicycle racks at Gossamer Gardens, don't forget to bring your cycle lock!

Scooter/Motorbike/Car - Unfortunately there is no parking available onsite at Gossamer Gardens.

Lost? Then call us and we'll guide you in - 020 8498 9900

Flying in?

Our Rhino Training is just over an hour away from London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport is served by many cost effective airlines and flights from across Europe.

The most convenient and fastest method of travel from the airport is by train on the Stansted Express.

Stansted Airport rail station is directly below the terminal building and tickets can be purchased in advance or at the station.

Trains depart every 15 minutes - the average journey time to London Liverpool Street is 46 minutes.

From London Liverpool Street you can take the train to Cambridge Heath station (just 2 stops) or take the Central Line underground to Bethnal Green station.

There are also coach options which leave Stansted and drop you close to us.

We are happy to help with any travel plans to make your journey to our London Rhino Training as simple as possible.

Staying over? Need a hotel?

If you need accomodation then there are many options, here are a handful of hotels that are close to us:

The East London Hotel - Approx. 5 minutes walk from us

The Town Hall Hotel - Approx. 5 minutes walk from us

Travelodge London Bethnal Green - Approx. 600 metres from us

The Qbic London City - Approx. 1 mile from us

We're sure you'll discover lots of good places to eat in the evenings, here are just a few of our local favourite places:

Have some dinner at Morito Hackney Road

Head over to Broadway Market for pubs, cafes and restaurants

Visit Frizzante for weekend brunch or Thursday night dinners.

Tapas on Colombia Road at Laxeiro

Beers and food at Mare Street Market



Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I have to bring a laptop? No. We offer a fully equipped, high specification Windows based classroom. Those who wish to can of course bring along their own laptops or MacBooks.
  • Is lunch provided? On most Simply Rhino training courses we provide refreshments and lunch, this will be confirmed on your individual email booking confirmation. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements you may have.
  • Is there a dress code? No, we're casual at Simply Rhino training!


Phil Cook

Phil is an experienced product designer who has overseen hundreds of designs from concept to production. He has been working with Simply Rhino for over twelve years and is responsible for advanced Rhino training and bespoke Rhino workflows for customers. Phil is also a V-Ray and T-Splines trainer. He has trained many leading creative and engineering businesses including Foster and Partners, HOK, Mothercare, Samsung plus academic institutions including the Royal College of Art and Central St Martins.

Training Focus

  • Advanced Modelling and Surfacing
  • Rhino in Product Design
  • Rhino in Furniture Design
  • Rhino for Architectural Design
  • Reverse Engineering workflows with Rhino
  • Tailored Project Specific Modelling
  • V-Ray for Rhino

Phil also delivers the Scheduled Intermediate / Advanced Modelling, Rhino for Architects & Engineers plus the V-Ray for Rhino rendering classes.



Sean Cowell

Sean’s background in CAD goes back over 20 years, his main experience is in Architecture plus M&E Services Industries. Sean has been a Certified Rhino Instructor since 2006 and delivers the Simply Rhino Introductory classes. Sean is well known to the many hundreds to have come through our Level 1 Day or Evening Classes and those who he has privately trained on site. Sean also delivers training at our annual Rhino Summer School to educators from Schools, Colleges and Universities. 

Training Focus

  • Introductory Modelling Classes, both Scheduled and On-Site Classes

Sean also delivers both the Day & Evening Introductory Rhino3d Scheduled classes and our Rhino Taster Workshops.



Arthur Mamou-Mani aadip. ARB/RIBA, FRSA

Arthur is an Architect and a lecturer at the University of Westminster in London. He has been working with Simply Rhino for the past six years, giving Grasshopper3D workshops to prestigious design and engineering companies including Heatherwick Studio and Foster + Partners as well as many leading academic bodies such as the Architectural Association School of Architecture and UCL-Bartlett. He is the director of the Mamou-Mani Architects and the Digital Fabrication space Fab.Pub. He has won the Gold Prize at the American Architecture Prize for the 'Wooden Wave' project installed at BuroHappold Engineering and the Architizer Award for the temporary installation 'Tangential Dreams' at the Burning Man festival. Arthur has given numerous talks including the TedX conference in the USA and has been featured in The New-York Times and Forbes. 

Training Focus

  • Introduction to Grasshopper
  • Advanced Grasshopper
  • DIVA (Daylight & Energy Modelling for Rhino)
  • Kangaroo Physics-based simulation
  • Karamba Structural Analysis
  • Galapagos and Octopus Evolutionary Solvers
  • Tailored Project Specific workflow with Rhino & Grasshopper
  • Interoperability with BIM 
  • C# plugins for Grasshopper
  • Silkworm 3D Printing 
  • Next Limit Maxwell Render

Arthur also delivers the Scheduled Grasshopper Level 1 and Grasshopper Level 2 classes.



Robert Stuart-Smith

Simply Rhino Instructor Robert Stuart-Smith, Director of RIBA Chartered architectural practice Robert Stuart-Smith Design, co-founding Director of computational design research practice Kokkugia and Studio Course Master at the Architectural Association School of Architecture Design Research Laboratory (AA.DRL). 

Training Focus

  • Rhino Development & Automation
  • Python
  • RhinoCommon
  • Python in Grasshopper & Beyond

Robert also delivers our scheduled Python classes.



Rupert Todd

With a background from an early age in silversmithing, goldsmithing and jewellery techniques, Rupert uses Rhino with RhinoGold, V-Ray and Grasshopper. Rupert trained in traditional precious metal smithing at Chesterfield College and Loughborough University before going on to a residency at Bishopsland Trust and the Goldsmiths’ Centre Postgraduate Programme.  In addition to giving CAD training, Rupert uses 3D printing and CNC milling at Wax-Masters to create jewellery and silverware, and this real-world industry knowledge is carried through into training sessions. 

Training Focus

  • Rhino for Jewellery Design
  • RhinoGold
  • Tailored classes for Jewellers and Goldsmiths
  • Rendering for Jewellers

Rupert also delivers the Scheduled RhinoGold classes and our RhinoGold Taster Workshops.



Ping-Hsiang Chen aadip RIBA Part 2

Ping-Hsiang is a computational designer specializing in the domain of parametric design and digital fabrication. He has been teaching Rhino and Grasshopper 3D workshops in the leading academic bodies such as Architectural Association School of Architecture, Shih Chein University, National Taiwan Technology and Science University, as well as professional design studios since 2010. Ping Hsiang Chen completed his RIBA Part 1 and Part 2 at AA School of Architecture and a master degree in Architecture and Digital Media at the University of Westminster. He has worked at KPF, ShaGa studio and is currently an architectural designer at Mamou-Mani Architects and Digital Fabrication expert at FabPub. He has contributed to journals and conferences including Smart Geometry (2013) and has given several talks on the topic of advanced computation in architecture and digital fabrication. 

Training Focus

  • Parametric Modelling in Grasshopper
  • Advanced Data Management in Grasshopper
  • Structure / Environmental Simulation and Analysis
  • Physics Based Modelling in Kangaroo
  • Large Scale Project Workflow and Presentation in Grasshopper 
  • Introduction to Python in Grasshopper

Ping-Hsiang also delivers the Scheduled Grasshopper Level 1 and Grasshopper Level 2 classes.



Simply Rhino Trainer Maialen Calleja Calvo

Maialen Calleja Calvo  RIBA part 1

Maialen is an expert at Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication. She has worked at Mamou-Mani Architects and FabPub since 2014 working on a wide range of projects such as the Flying Leaves for Buro Happold and the Shanghai 3D Printing PopUp Studio. She started her architecture degree in University of Navarra, Spain and finished her degree at the University of Westminster where she is currently completing her Masters in Architecture. Maialen has previously collaborated as an interior designer for Cassandra Sabo Designs at Cockpit Arts in London and she volunteered in Africa in the construction of a school.

Training Focus

  • Introduction to Grasshopper
  • Advanced Grasshopper
  • Ladybug and Honeybee for Grasshopper
  • Kangaroo Physics-based simulation
  • Weaverbird Mesh subdivision
  • Tailored Project Specific workflow with Rhino & Grasshopper
  • Next Limit Maxwell Render

Maialen also delivers the Scheduled Grasshopper Level 1 and Grasshopper Level 2 classes.


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Official & Certified Rhino3d and Plugin Training - At Your Offices or in our Classrooms


We are accredited by the respective developers to deliver training for ALL key products listed on our website. This combination of accreditations, experience and knowledge makes us the obvious choice for any individual or organisation looking for the best partner to solve their training requirements around Rhino and its associated tools.

We have trained 1000’s of Rhino users (far more than anyone else...) Here are some reasons why:

  • We offer the widest choice of Rhino Courses all delivered by Official Certified Trainers
  • Tailored Rhino Training; Industry or Project specific Rhino Training either in our classrooms or at your offices
  • We have real production experience; Our Trainers can and do go beyond the theory
  • You have a choice of Certified Trainer - this is unique and means that we do not have to send a furniture designer to train a jeweller (for instance)
  • Our certified status means that we are approved by the manufacturers themselves
  • All our classes are delivered in a professional training environment. That means fully equipped classrooms with PC's & software ready for you to use in your class
  • On-Site Training at Competitive Group Rates
  • You can also book our Mobile Classroom Facilities


Please Note - All Classes and Workshops are Half Price for Students


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Recent Training Testimonials

'May I thank you again for the superb 'Rhino Basics' instruction you delivered. You gave one of the most informative and professionally delivered technical training courses of the many I have attended'. Robert Baker (January 2017)

'It was a pleasure meeting you and taking the Rhino course with you. Your training is succinct and very thorough and honestly makes every bit of information you convey stick in the head. Sean is a superb teacher, his methodological approach stands out'. Reda Sejini - (January 2017)


If you cannot find exactly what you are looking for shown on our website we would be very happy to hear from you.

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Simply Rhino Training Cancellation Policy

1. Public Rhino3d Training Class Bookings

i. With more than 15 business days notice, customer can transfer to any equivalent class or request full refund of class fees should customer wish to cancel.

ii. With less than 15 but more than 7 business days, customer can transfer to any equivalent class.

iii.  With less than 7 business days notice the customer is not entitled to a refund or a transfer to another class.

2. Private Rhino3d Training Class Bookings

i. If the Customer has reserved in advance a training room or booked on-site (at their offices / facilities) training written notice is required 20 business days prior to the start of the class, otherwise the Customer will be charged the full fee.

3. All Rhino3d Training

i. Simply Rhino reserves the right to reschedule or cancel the date, time and location of a Training class at any time. In the event a Training class is cancelled, the Customer is entitled to a full refund.

ii. If a Simply Rhino Training class is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control (e.g. weather, natural disaster, staff illness), the Customer is entitled to a transfer to any equivalent class.


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