AEC Hackathon 7.1

THE JULY 10 - 26, 2020 EVENT

Welcome to the AECH Online v.1! This page contains the essentials you need to have a great experience and a productive time hacking! Make sure to check out our Frequently Asked Questions section on our main website for the basics and our event Code of Conduct.

SPEAKERS


Germany: Berlin
Timo Hartmann
Contecht
Hacking cloud exchanges - Finally BIM Collaboration

UK: London
Kevin Picchi
Samsung Internet
Intro to Multi-Device Experiences & WebXR

UK: London
Shajay Bhooshan
Zaha Hadid Architects
Agile and participatory BIM-from 3D printing to games & houses

USA: Austin
Jeffrey Ouellette
jō consulting
Counterpoint & Challenge: When Technology is NOT the Problem...NOR the Solution

USA: Portland
Cherise Lakeside
RDH Building Science
Let's Talk About Specs Baby

USA: San Francisco
Bronwyn Barry
North American Passive House Network
Hacking Policy for High Performance Buildings: a Passivhaus Smackdown of Title-24

OUR SUPPORTERS

&

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

20:00



HolzerTime
Challenge Deep Dive with VIM
Steve Holzer
WATCH

13:00



USA: SAN FRANCISCO
Hacking Policy for High Performance Buildings: a Passivhaus Smackdown of Title-24
Bronwyn Barry
President at North American Passive House Network
WATCH

15:00



UNITED KINGDOM: LONDON
UK Perspective on AEC
Simeon Gow
PCSG
WATCH

16:00



USA: SEATTLE
If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on
Salla Eckhardt
Microsoft
WATCH

18:00



USA: DALLAS
Generative Design & Real Estate Development
Clifton Harness
TestFit
WATCH

9:30



CHINA: SHANGHAI
Algorithmic Design in Engineering
Fodan Deng
gad Architecture Design
WATCH

12:00



USA: DENVER
Supply and Demand of Interoperability in AEC
Nathan Wood
Construction Progress Coalition
WATCH

13:00



DENMARK: COPENHAGEN
Shaping our own education, stories of modern AEC Studies
The BIM Cafe
Students of AEC
WATCH

14:00



HolzerTime
Challenge Deep Dive with VEC
Steve Holzer
WATCH

Thursday - July 16

10:00



CHINA: SHANGHAI
AEC Hackathon campaign in China
Xiaoye Zhuang
Shanghai BIM
WATCH

12:00



USA: PORTLAND
Mass Timber in US & Europe
Greg Howes
&
Stefan Schneider
CutMyTimber
WATCH

14:00



USA: ALEXANDRIA
CSI Crosswalk
Rick Bawcum
CSI
WATCH

15:00



HolzerTime
Challenge Deep Dive with CSI
Steve Holzer
WATCH

Friday - July 17

10:00



FINLAND: HELSINKI
Hacking AEC one experiment at a time - Highlights from Finland
Teemu Lehtinen
KIRAHub
WATCH

11:00



USA: SAN FRANCISCO
Starting A Company In AEC
Alice Leung
Brick & Mortar Ventures
WATCH

12:00



NETHERLANDS: DELFT
Model checking in the cloud
Hugh Geoghegan
Xinaps
WATCH

13:00



NORWAY: RIDABU
Battle-tested & gamified Digital Twins innovating manufacturing workflows
Torbjørn Grimstad
Moicon
WATCH

15:00



HolzerTime
Challenge Deep Dive with Autodesk
Steve Holzer
WATCH

Saturday - July 18

12:00



USA: MEMPHIS
AEC In the Age of Pandemics
Paul Doherty
The Digit Group
WATCH

13:00



HolzerTime
Challenge Deep Dive with UCONN
Steve Holzer
WATCH

14:00



All Hands Meeting
This is our chance to all come together, go over items, and have teams introduce themselves.
JOIN

15:00



Happy Hour
Stick around after the all hands, take a break, and join your fellow hackers on the stream!
JOIN

Sunday - July 19

14:00



AEC Hackathon
AECH: The Global Perspective
Damon Hernandez
WATCH

16:00



Happy Hour
Take a break and join your fellow hackers on the stream!
JOIN

Monday - July 20

9:30



CHINA: SHANGHAI
OpenBIM-based Intellectualized Design for Interior Design
Jason Li
BSM
WATCH

11:00



USA: BROOKFIELD
Connected Jobsite
Andy Lambert
Milwaukee Tools
WATCH

12:00



LUXEMBURG: LUXEMBURG
Construction site management using AR
Caner Dolas
GAMMA Technologies
WATCH

13:00



HolzerTime
TCO, What is it and Why does it Matter?
Steve Holzer
WATCH

15:00



USA: OAKLAND
My Journey in Web, XR, & Digital Twins
Devin Baldwin
Berkeley Lab
WATCH

17:00



AECH ONLINE WORKSHOP
An interactive session for learning how to pitch your idea for the Startup Challenge
Alice Leung
Brick & Mortar Ventures
&
Vivin Hegde
Hilti Group
JOIN

Tuesday - July 21

12:00



SWITZERLAND: ZURICH
Project Dasher: Autodesk's research into Digital Twins for AEC
Kean Walmsley
Autodesk Research
WATCH

13:00



UNITED KINGDOM: LONDON
Construction Robotics & AI
Stuart Maggs
Scaled Robotics
WATCH

14:00



USA: SAN FRANCISCO
How technology leaders can build the next generation
Brek Goin
Hammr
WATCH

15:00



USA: SAN FRANCISCO
BIM and Smart Building Integrations
Anya Boguslavsky
Greystar Development & Construction
WATCH

16:00



BRASIL: SAO PAULO
21 Century Construction In Brazil
Mariana Macedo
Papo Construtivo
WATCH

Wednesday - July 22

10:00



USA: ATLANTA
Pitchathon Winners
Shadow Ventures
WATCH

11:00



USA: CHICAGO
What's your problem? Problem Focused and Customer Centric Innovation
Danielle Dy Buncio
VIATechnik
WATCH

13:00



Mentor Check in
JOIN THE STREAM
All teams must check in

14:00



USA: LOS ANGELES
Building the Built Environment with Immersive Technologies
Cody Nowak
BIMcube
WATCH

16:00



BRASIL: SAO PAULO
Keep It Simple
Tiago Ricotta
Athie Wohnrath
WATCH

18:00



HolzerTime
The What, Who and Why: Come to Terms with Digital Twin!
Steve Holzer
WATCH

20:30



AUSTRALIA: MONT GAMBIER
Creating your business model on top of Forge & cloud solutions
Artur Bessoni
&
Thiago Almeida
Shedmate
WATCH

Thursday - July 23

10:00



FINLAND: HELSINKI
Three ways to forecast the future of artificial intelligence in AEC
Vincent Kuo
VXT Research
WATCH

11:00



DENMARK: COPENHAGEN
Torben Klitgaard
BLOXHUB
&
Niels Falk
HD Lab
WATCH

12:00



USA: SEATTLE
Hack it 'till you make it. From Hackathon to Market, and beyond.
David de Yarza
&
Vishal Porwal
Builderbox
WATCH

14:00



USA: BERKELEY
Emily Olman
Hopscotch Interactive
WATCH

15:00



POLAND: GLIWICE
Digital Home Experience: How can video games change the way we live?
Karolina Drwiega-Waliczek
&
Marek Kozlak
SIMLAB
WATCH

16:00



BRASIL: SAO PAULO
Productivity & Connectivity Through Digitalization
Bruno Balbinot
Ambar
WATCH

Friday - July 24

10:00



GIANIA, BRASIL
Building Performance Evaluation
Leticia Lima das Chagas
VEC Brasil
WATCH

13:00



All Hands Meeting
This is our last chance to all come together and go over any team items before the team presentations and judging.
JOIN

16:00



BRASIL: BELO HORIZONTE
Innovation At Scale
Flavio Cambraia
MRV
WATCH

17:00



BRASIL: PORTO ALEGRE
Innovator's Dilemma
Juan Carlos Germano
Augin
WATCH

23:59



HACK DEADLINE
GET YOUR PROJECT ON DEVPOST

Saturday - July 25

13:00



Team Presentations
open to the public
WATCH

Sunday - July 26

12:00



Startup Challenge Judging
open to the public
WATCH

13:00



Award Ceremony / Winners Announced
open to the public
WATCH

14:00



Happy Hour
Take a well earned break & hangout with your new friends before next time!
JOIN

CHALLENGES

AECH Challenges

Here are our challenge categories for the online event. Make sure to check the Slack channel under #challenges for details!

BEST OVERALL PROJECT

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

SPONSOR: AEC Hackathon

BEST SOLVES A BIG PROBLEM PROJECT

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

SPONSOR: AEC Hackathon

BEST MASHUP PROJECT

The best solution that combines our event and community supporters’ tech.

SPONSOR: AEC Hackathon

BEST HACK FROM A PAST EVENT

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

SPONSOR: AEC Hackathon

BEST HACK FOR HUMANS

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

SPONSOR: AEC Hackathon

BEST STARTUP PROJECT

For teams that want to go further with their solutions and present to a second round of VC judges.

SPONSOR: AEC Hackathon

BEST BIM 360 PROJECT

Best project using BIM 360 API.

SPONSOR: Autodesk

BEST DESIGN AUTOMATION PROJECT

Best automation app using Autodesk Forge.

SPONSOR: Autodesk

BEST USE OF CROSSWALK CHALLENGE

The best use of Crosswalk in a project.

SPONSOR: CSI

BEST W3C DIGITAL TWIN CHALLENGE

Best project that uses the Stamford city model for a web 3D to IoT application.

SPONSOR: UConn Werth Institute

VEC HAS A HACK

The best project that improves the verification of the element's installation in the field against a Building Information Model.

SPONSOR: VEC

BEST MASHUP WITH VIM

Best mashup with the VIM platform.

SPONSOR: VIM

Social Media Challenges


Show us what you are doing on social media with the #AECHonline for a chance to win Amazon Gift Cards. One winner per category per week!

Most Creative Post

Be creative! Post on social media a photo or video that shows the true spirit of the AEC Hackathon! Be sure to tag @milwaukeetool and #AECHonline in your post.

SPONSOR: Milwaukee Tools

Social Engagement

This one is easy--post a lot! post often! Post in your own channels and in ours over the coming weeks, and be sure to tag us at #AECHonline so we can keep track. To win, you must be the most engaged on social media.

SPONSOR: Milwaukee Tools

Welcome to my AEC Hackathon

Show us your AECHackathon! How are you watching the event or engaging with your team? Follow @CSIConstruction and #AECHonline, and tag both on your post. You MUST use the hashtag #myhackaec to enter.

SPONSOR: CSI

INSTRUCTIONS

Here are the instructions and requirements for participants & teams. For further questions, ask any AECH- rep in the Slack group.

IDEATION & TEAM FORMATION

Where to place things in Slack to get connected.

IDEAS

Put your project ideas in #ideas channel.

LOOKING FOR TEAM

If you are looking for a team to join, post your skills and interests in the #looking_for_team.

LOOKING FOR MEMBERS

If looking for potential team members with certain skills, use the #looking_for_members channel.

TEAM INTRODUCTIONS

Once your team is formed, place TEAM- before team name and description of project in #team_introductions channel so we know who you are!

TEAM & PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

Team Requirements

1. All teams must have at least one team member that is from a built environment profession.
2. All teams must check in with an AECH Online Mentor in our Slack channel after their team formation and on 7/15 & 7/22.
3. All teams must create a Devpost profile that includes:
- team and member names
- project description
- video of working solution (provide link to Youtube, Youku, etc.)
- link to app and or project's Github page

Project Requirements

1. Projects must be built environment related and look to solve a 'Monday thru Friday' problem.
2. Projects must be functioning applications to win a challenge. Teams that do not have a functioning application can still present their solution but will be ineligable to win.

Presentation Requirements

1. Presentations must be no longer than 10 minutes in length.
2. Presentations must include a video showing how the application works.
3. Presentations must include if application was built completely during event and/or leveraging prebuilt elements.

RESOURCES

Here are links to supporters tech, open data sets, open source projects, and other resources for your hacks.

Supporters Resources

AEC Hackathon Open Source Projects

Open Source Projects, Standards, & Datasets

Have an open resource to contribute to the community?
Share it with us

WORKSHOPS

Miss the workshops? Dive into the recordings during the hackathon, available to everyone at any skill level.


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

Getting Started With Autodesk Forge
Jaime Rosales Duque
Autodesk
7/7 10:00 EST (UTC-4)
WATCH

Intro to Environment Design in Unity
Andy Jevsevar
KairosXR
WATCH

Build your BIM360 Integration
Autodesk
7/8 10:00 EST (UTC-4)
WATCH

Creating a Custom App with Matterport
Matterport
WATCH

Creating Your First Multi-User VR Experience in Unreal Engine
Stephen Phillips
Theia
7/8 15:00 EST (UTC-4)
WATCH

CROSSWALK™: CSI’s Classification-as-a-Service API and Future Roadmap
Adam Roderick
CSI
7/8 16:00 EST (UTC-4)
SIGN UP

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
More workshops being posted soon!

MENTORS

Got a technical question? Is your team stuck? Need insight from a built environment expert? These amazing people are here to help.


Alberto Tono

Deep Learning/BIM


Andy Jevsevar

Software Engineer / Unity Developer


Angel Say

Software Engineer / C++, C#, Node.js


Arpita Shrivastava

Software Developer


Christopher Diggins

Software Developer


Elias Saltz

Architect / Specifier


Humdan Bakhshi

Full Stack Web Developer / IoT / Blockchain


Janis Pieterwas

Civil Engineer / Construction Management


Josue Bustos

Full Stack Software / IoT


Julia Mollner

Architect


Kyle Hudson

Structural Engineer / Project Director


Mark Ogg

Construction Manager


Meghana Joshi

Designer / Architect-Candidate (CAB)


Melody Stinson

Architect / Specifier


Nina Giglio

Architect / Specifier


Shaan Hurley

Combined industry, technology, & innovation experience


Susan Bliss

Specifications Writer


Tim Kanellitsas

Unity Developer, Instructional Designer

Don't see yourself up here yet? Give us a moment, you will be soon. Just want to get all the teams and participants setup first. :)