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

Our ongoing digital transformation

Visitors of this blog know that I often discuss digital transformation by reflecting on experiences working with other businesses. As a consultant I have personally seen companies both thrive and struggle with the changes that new digital workflows, technologies, and skills are bring to the workplace. Like many of the businesses we consult with, Proving … Continue reading Our ongoing digital transformation

AEC Tech 2018 – LunchBoxML Workshop Examples

David Stasiuk and I instructed a 4-hour workshop on Machine Learning as part of AEC Tech 2018 - an annual conference hosted by Thornton Tomasetti. The workshop focused on demonstrating architectural use cases for machine learning in the context of our open source LunchBoxML tools. Our course examples are now available on the LunchBoxML Bitbucket … Continue reading AEC Tech 2018 – LunchBoxML Workshop Examples

Summer 2018 – Part 2

Our 2018 summer research internship has come to the finish line! In the last 8 weeks, the Proving Ground research team developed design uses cases for multi-objective evolutionary solvers and  created game engine prototypes to visualize complex spatial databases. The team learned a lot this summer and we wish Maren and Ian all the best … Continue reading Summer 2018 – Part 2