AEC Hackathon - Chicago

The March 6-8, 2015 event at BuiltWorlds in Chicago

Winners

Best Overall Project: Team The Clash
Best Open Source: Team T2TRVT
Best @AEC Problem:
 – 1st place – Team 3 Board Guys & a Girl
 – 2nd place – Team SafetyCL

 

News

Read more about the event from these sources:
BuiltWorlds Blog: Chicago atTwitter in Wake of First AEC Hackathon
BuiltWorlds Blog: 7 Things We Learned @ the AEC Hackathon
Assemble Systems Blog: Assemble Systems Takes Part in AEC Hackathon – Chicago

 

Media

AEC Hackathon Chicago Recap (video courtesy of BuiltWorlds)

event sponsors

autodesk

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

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.

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.

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.

leap motion

newforma

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quimby heavy industries

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.

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.

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.

illinois institute of technology

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.