AEC Hackathon 2.4 - London

The July 17-19, 2015 event at Future Cities Catapult’s Urban Innovation Centre in London

Winners

Best Overall Project: Team Ghost BIM Squad
Best Open Source Project: Team Optioneers
Innovate UK Hack Challenge – Mind the Gap: Team Gapathon
Autodesk Challenge: Team Ghost BIM Squad
National BIM Service Challenge: Team Massive
Future Cities Catapult Challenge: Team Gapathon
Energy Savings Trust Challenge: Team Gapathon  

News

Innovate UK Simon Hart’s Blog: WTH just happened Pt 1
Innovate UK Simon Hart’s Blog: WTH just happened Pt 2
Autodesk Developer Network Blog: London #AECHackathon, Revit 2016 API Leader Attachment
Logical Errors Blog: AEC Hackathon – A participants perspective
BIM+ Blog: Holographic BIM projector team triumphs at London AEC Hackathon
ExtraNet Evolution: Fostering innovation: Cognicity and hackathons
Construction Code: AEC Hackathon – London  

Media

event sponsors

autodesk

Autodesk, Inc. is an American multinational software corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries.

cast

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.

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future cities catapult

The Future Cities Catapult is a UK Government supported centre for the advancement of smart cities.

ideabuilder

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.

knowledge transfer network

KTN is the UK's innovation network. It brings together business, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services.

kreysler & associates

Kreysler & Associates has been leading the way in the use of composite materials in construction since its establishment in 1982. They have worked with internationally known artists, architects and engineers, using composite materials and advanced manufacturing techniques to address complex construction challenges.

newforma

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spiralconcepts

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.

urban innovation centre

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.

builtworlds

BuiltWorlds is a place to engage researchers, businesses, and other stakeholders in a holistic effort to advance the Built Environment industry. Based in Chicago, BuiltWorlds is creating one collective community that investigates technology needs and trends, publishes research, reviews products and providers, and gives guidance to companies wading through the technology maze.

de la peña & holiday llp

de la Peña & Holiday is a growing national full service litigation and transactional law firm with offices in San Francisco, Century City, and Tampa, Florida. Their talented lawyers are experienced in assisting businesses, insurance companies, construction companies, and individuals. They are particularly adept at handling complex matters with significant potential exposure, sensitive public relation issues, and national or world-wide consequences.

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.

ieee

The IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its highly-cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing and technology information around the globe.

innovate uk

Innovate UK works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy.

national building specification

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.