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

Computers are Hard

Computers are hard - I am quickly reminded of this whenever I have to help one of my parents troubleshoot a computer problem. “Gosh, mom, learn how to use a computer!” I usually think to myself. Yet, even for me, I’m sometimes left scratching my head at finding a solution for getting a printer back … Continue reading Computers are Hard

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 2

In my last post, I published new work by our 2019 summer research team. Maddie and Anna have recently completed their summer with Proving Ground and I am happy to provide this new prototype that is a continuation of research into uses of the Raspberry Pi. In this study, the team created a scenario that … Continue reading A Summer of Sensors – Part 2