This article is a follow up to my 2016 article “The Wicked Problem of Interoperability”. In that article I discussed the technical interoperability challenges presented by today’s ‘walled garden’ of tools and speculated on a future that was ‘interoperable by design’. In this article, I discuss persistent workflow challenges that are unsolvable by technology alone … Continue reading Interoperability for the Building Industry – More Wicked Problems
I am happy to announce that our paper "A Novel Mesh-based Workflow for Complex Geometry in BIM" has been accepted to ACADIA's 2017 conference: "Disciplines and Disruptions." hosted by MIT! The paper, co-authored by Dave Stasiuk and I, will be included in the peer-reviewed research proceedings. The research builds upon our recent work in utilizing … Continue reading We’re Presenting New Research at ACADIA!
“Now, if someone tries to monopolize the Web, for example pushes proprietary variations on network protocols, then that would make me unhappy.” Tim Berners-Lee Before I discuss interoperability in the building industry, I want you to think about a few scenarios from our not-too-distant past: What if web developers had accepted perpetual 'warfare' between Microsoft … Continue reading The Wicked Problem of Interoperability
Proving Ground is now a 6 month old company. Many of the themes present in our work today is the result of a much longer experience in the world of design, computation, and personal exploration with technology. As 2016 kicks off, I'm excited to continue pursuing our ideas for changing processes in the building industry to be more … Continue reading Our 2016 Resolution – To Invent…with you!