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

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