AEC Hackathon 1.3 - Seattle

The September 12-14, 2014 event at University of Washington's Pacific Northwest Center for Construction Research and Education


Best Overall Project:
– 1st Place: Team Buildtrack
– 2nd place: Team Dude Where’s my Nail Gun
Best 3D Project (sponsored by Autodesk): Team Avengers
Best Interactive 3D Project: Team AnalysEC
Honorable Mention: Team Hazyard & Team Revit My Drone


Read more about the event from these sources:
Assemble Systems Awarded Best 3D App at AEC Hackathon
A hackathon for construction crews?


event sponsors


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



As an innovative leader in construction, BNBuilders is consistently at the forefront of new construction methodologies and best practices.

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 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.

mortenson construction

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.

university of washington

At UW, the Center for Education and Research in Construction (CERC) develops responsive scholarship with broad impact on people and industry practices from project planning to operations. Alongside industry partners, CERC faculty and students champion construction education and applied research. Expertise is used to translate knowledge into excellent construction education and training that shape tomorrow’s cutting-edge construction professionals.


Epic Games


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.


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.

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.