PRODUCT RELEASE! Conveyor Tools for Rhino to Revit Workflows

This year marks 5 years in business for Proving Ground. As a consulting services company, we have worked with businesses and project teams to create custom tools for solving some of the most challenging workflow problems. Central to many of these solutions has been our Conveyor tools. Conveyor is a geometry and data management plugin … Continue reading PRODUCT RELEASE! Conveyor Tools for Rhino to Revit Workflows

Free Generative Design – A brief overview of tools created by the Grasshopper community

It is no secret that we’ve been critical of the recent framing of “generative design” as a technological trend largely driven by product marketing. We’ve instigated lively Twitter debates, a full-length podcast discussion, and critical positioning papers. “Generative” is a term that carries some important historic context in the domains of computer science, art, and … Continue reading Free Generative Design – A brief overview of tools created by the Grasshopper community

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

LunchBoxML @ Data Day 2019

This week, I will be leading a workshop as part of Data Day 2019 in Seattle. The workshop will focus on uses of machine learning in architecture and construction with hands-on examples of LunchBoxML for Grasshopper. If you are attending the workshop or just want some of the materials for your own reference, here they … Continue reading LunchBoxML @ Data Day 2019