Introducing Tracer – A Revit Data Visualization Toolkit for Power BI

Being able to understand and visualize your building data is essential to any data-driven workflow. With the increased adoption of business intelligence platforms - such as Power BI - our team has observed the need for simple and easy tools tailored to harvesting and visualizing building information. To support this, I am excited to announce the availability of Proving … Continue reading Introducing Tracer – A Revit Data Visualization Toolkit for Power BI

AEC Tech 2019 – Conduit and Power BI Examples

Last week at AEC Tech 2019,  Kristen Schulte and Steve Sanda led an 4-hour masterclass on data visualization techniques with our open source Conduit plugin for Grasshopper and Microsoft Power BI. They covered a variety of use cases for making interactive dashboards with building data and parametric models. We are pleased to freely publish these workshop examples … Continue reading AEC Tech 2019 – Conduit and Power BI Examples

A Summer of Sensors – Part 1

We've been notably quiet on the blog this summer. Normally, our readers have come to expect a few blog posts with updates on research and activities being conducted by our summer research team. We're getting caught up now and I'm excited to share some of what we have been doing - this summer has been … Continue reading A Summer of Sensors – Part 1

The evolution of Minecart and opportunities for leveraging BIM data

Following the trend on this blog to highlight uses of data and analytics, I thought I’d share some of the recent developments in our platform for collecting and analyzing BIM data - Minecart. For the last two years, we have been deploying Minecart as a data "aggregator" for studying underlying model quality and portfolio metrics. … Continue reading The evolution of Minecart and opportunities for leveraging BIM data