The approach outlined in these tutorials is applicable to any solver, so the fact that we're using SU2 is without prejudice to any other solver! SU2, as faithful users will attest, has some AMR capabilities of it's own - see this article for some interesting comments by developers that can help you figure out your own approach as we work forwards. Further, it's an easy solver to install on both Linux and Windows, and is easily used with MPI. So download it, install it, and you're all set!
In the next issue on this topic: Step #3 - install and test the Python server