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
I am happy and excited to announce that Conductor, the Trello connector for Revit and Rhino, has been re-released as a free and open source tool! A year and a half ago, Proving Ground originally released Conductor as a cheap $10 app through our website. Having never tried charging for one of our apps, we … Continue reading Conductor is now free and open!
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!
"The more you overthink the plumbing, the easier it is to stop up the drain." - Mr. Scott, Chief Engineer of the Starship Enterprise Much of my professional upbringing can be characterized as falling within the boundaries of traditional architectural practice. I started out working in a small design-build practice which required hands-on construction. I … Continue reading What Building Teams Can Learn from Scrum