AEC Hackathon 1.1 - Silicon Valley

The March 14-16, 2014 event at Facebook HQ


Best Overall Project:
– 1st place: Team Hack My Hard Hat
– 2nd place: Team Hack E
– 3rd place: Team Project Face
Best Open BIM Project:
– 1st place: Team Digital World
– 2nd place: Team Project Face
Best Augmented Reality Project (sponsored by Metaio): Team Bentley

Best iBeacon Hack:
– 1st place: iBeacon
– 2nd place: iBacon


Read more about the event from these sources:
Construction Executive Second AEC Hackathon Tackles Industry Pain Points
Paradigm Shift Shake some trees, make some noise
Shoegnome AEC Hackathon 1.1


AEC Hackathon 1.1: Team Presentations & Awards


event sponsors

balfour beatty

the blue book

building connected


The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), focuses on research, education, and outreach related to geoinformatics and geomatics. Specific areas of research in these fields include GIS, geospatial analysis and modeling, high density survey, enterprise spatial databases, remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, and geospatial data and model interoperability.

the digit group

The Digit Group is a powerfully exciting technology solutions company at the leading edge of developing innovative solutions for the health, safety and welfare of city assets, residents, visitors, workers and officials, commonly called Smart Cities.

e m8s



harrell remodeling


IDEAbuilder is a high-tech building company, brought to life through the inspiration and experience of homebuilders, fabricators, and technologists. They have brought proven technologies from around the globe to the United States, with the goal of revolutionizing the cost & quality structure of the home building industry.

quimby heavy industries





Founded in 2004 by a small group of social entrepreneurs, we have grown into a network of professionals that are passionate about working with innovative technologies to build a better future. Our specialists consist of experts in 3D, web, augmented reality, virtual reality, geospatial, and mobile technologies with decades of experience.

walter p moore

supporting organizations

acm siggraph

A special interest group of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s first and largest computing society, ACM SIGGRAPH has evolved to become an international community of researchers, artists, developers, filmmakers, scientists, and business professionals who share an interest in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

digital fabrication network

The Digital Fabrication Network (dFab Net) is an international network comprised of digital fabricators; hardware and software suppliers; and professional designers, academics, and researchers, all working together to improve processes and accelerate digital fabrication.

engineering news-record

the khronos group

The Khronos Group is a not for profit, member-funded consortium focused on the creation of royalty-free open standards for parallel computing, graphics and dynamic media on a wide variety of platforms and devices.

the shippan institute

The Shippan Institute is a not-for-profit that’s dedicated to events, training & research into Human-Computer Interfaces & Interactions. We run hackathons, fund research and play with the coolest toys possible.

web3d consortium

The Web3D Consortium is a non-profit group open to industry, academic, government and individual members.  The Web3D Consortium is committed to the creation and deployment of open, royalty-free standards that enable the communication of real-time 3D across applications, networks, and XML web services.