AEC Hackathon 2.2

The May 1-3, 2015 event was held at Addison Treehouse in Dallas, Texas.

Winners

Best Project Solving Big AEC Problem: Team iPower
Best Ready to Use: Team Capture Map
Best Overall Project: Team iPower
Best Futuristic Project (sponsored by Beck Group): Team Cyborg
Best Project using Autodesk Web API (sponsored by Autodesk): VR- Steve  

News

The Beck Group Blog:  Look Back: Dallas’ First AEC Hackathon
HKS Architects Blog: AEC Hackathon – Dallas 2015
Autodesk BIM360 Blog: Machu Picchu Rock ‘n’ Rolls in A360 Viewer
Autodesk BIM360 Blog: Arduino Controls View and Data API

Media

Added Bonus

A big thanks to the  group from PolyPrinter that made this 3D printable bottle opener for the event. Make sure to visit their site and grab the 3D model file from Frank Lima’s Makerbot Thingiverse page to 3D print your own!

event sponsors

addison treehouse

autodesk

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

the beck group

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.

e m8s

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.

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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rogers-o'brien construction

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.

unity

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.

cohab

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.

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.

launch dfw

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.