Conveyor – Custom Workflow Implementations

Building design and construction fields continue to struggle with software interoperability and compatibility. This has resulted in wasteful processes requiring teams to laboriously rebuild geometry and manually recreate data when using different design tools. Today, the building industry’s modeling software is largely not designed with compatibility as a guiding principle and design teams are often … Continue reading Conveyor – Custom Workflow Implementations

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

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