RESOURCES

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Here are the basics you need to participate in the online events in 2021. Let us know if you need some help!

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WORKSHOPS

Up your tech game with these workshops from past events that are available to everyone at any skill level. We have workshops open to all before every event, so make sure to check our event schedule for details.


How to pitch your idea for the Startup Challenge
Alice Leung
Brick & Mortar Ventures
&
Vivin Hegde
Hilti Group
WATCH

Developing your inner Spidey Sense : Anomaly Detection for IoT apps
Ron Dagdag
Spacee
WATCH

Introduction to Crosswalk API
Adam Roderick
Construction Specifications Institute
WATCH

Intro to C#, up your AEC Visualization Game
Christopher Diggins
VIM
WATCH

Getting Started With Autodesk Forge
Jaime Rosales Duque
Autodesk
WATCH

Intro to Environment Design in Unity
Andy Jevsevar
KairosXR
WATCH

Build your BIM360 Integration
Autodesk
WATCH

Creating a Custom App with Matterport
Matterport
WATCH

Creating Your First Multi-User VR Experience in Unreal Engine
Stephen Phillips
Theia
WATCH

How to work with assets in Twinmotion
Joep van der Steen
Epic Games
WATCH

Develop solutions with indoor maps & rich geographic context using Azure Maps
Roberto Lucchi
Microsoft
WATCH

Intro to BIM Unity Workflow
Tim Kanellitsas
KairosXR
WATCH

Creating an App with Procore
Raman Dhillon
Procore
WATCH

Getting started with Samsung Knox for Security
Samsung
WATCH

Introduction to VR in Unity
Tim Kanellitsas
KairosXR
WATCH

CHALLENGES

Here are our challenge categories for every hackathon that we sponsor. Additional supporter challenges and prizes are announced at the kickoff of each event.

BEST OVERALL PROJECT

The project that really hits the mark on execution, utility, and technical merits.

BEST SOLVES A BIG PROBLEM PROJECT

The project that solves a big problem for a built environment profession.

BEST MASHUP PROJECT

The best solution that combines an event's sponsors and community supporters’ tech.

BEST HACK FROM A PAST EVENT

Projects from previous AEC Hackathons or from the open source projects here.

BEST HACK FOR HUMANS

Projects that use built environment related data to improve the human experience in structures and cities.

BEST STARTUP PROJECT*

For teams that want to go further with their solutions and present a second time to a round of judges from the investor community.

*only at select locations

RESOURCES

Here are links to event communication channels, open data sets, open source projects, and other resources you can use in your hacks.

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