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Autodesk University 2017

BIM128342 - Computational BIM Workshop—Advanced

Session Description

If you have experience in Revit software and Dynamo software, and you want to take your Dynamo skills to the next level, this workshop is for you. Learn advanced skills to combine computational design and Building Information Modeling (BIM) with Dynamo visual programming. We'll use Dynamo to create customized functions, improve building performance, and interoperate with other applications, data sources, and geometry tools in sophisticated ways. Some familiarity with Dynamo basics like list manipulation, geometry creation, and Revit interaction is required. This is a full-day class, including networking opportunities over breakfast, lunch, and drinks. This year we're also introducing a forum at the end of the day that will feature several speakers talking about practical applications of Dynamo to both instruct and inspire. Just getting started with computational BIM? You may prefer our "Computational BIM Workshop-Beginner" to learn the basics.

Session Speakers
  • Mark Mendez - Director of Product Development, EvolveLAB

    With multiple years of creating applications and developing custom solutions, Mark Mendez has extensive expertise and knowledge in the API and UX development area that continues to grow. A physicist by trade, Mark has consistently pushed the bounds of current frameworks and widely adopted workflows to bring solutions to clients that were previously thought unachievable. He also has a strong background in managing building information and has delivered solutions including clash detection, model/template management, model/template authoring, and virtual content creation. These solutions have been delivered in every aspect of BIM, from Architectural, Structural, and MEP design to Facilities Management and overall building life cycle across many different platforms and softwares.

  • Marcello Sgambelluri - Design Technology Director, John Martin Structural Engineers

    Marcello Sgambelluri currently serves as the BIM Director at John A. Martin & Associates Structural Engineers in Los Angeles. Marcello has worked on many BIM projects over the last 18 years as a project manager, design engineer, and BIM Director. Some of the BIM projects Marcello has worked on includes the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles - CA, the Ray and Maria Stata Technology Center at MIT, Tom Bradley International Terminal Expansion at LAX. Marcello is internationally recognized at one of the top BIM leaders and contributors to the education and implementation of BIM technology in the building industry. Marcello continually speaks at Autodesk University and the Revit Technology Conference (BILT) where he has received the 1st place speaker award for a record 12 times between 2012 thru 2016 between both conferences. Marcello received his Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering and he is also a licensed Civil and Structural Engineer.

  • Carlo Licea - Computational BIM Specialist, EvolveLAB

    After a decade of studying BIM focused on workflows with Revit, and serving twice as a BIM Manager, Carlo is now a consultant with EvolveLAB. When he became tired of the familiarity of Revit, he began a journey of leveraging knowledge of how Revit works and what it wants from the user-side, and began learning how to answer the questions of why it works as it does and how can it be made more efficient through scripting. He now spends his free time utilizing the Dynamo platform to develop Python scripts that interact with the Revit API and Windows .NET Framework to automate processes for streamlining repetitive tasks. Carlo is also a co-organizer of the Rocky Mountain Building Information Society (RoMBIS), a Denver-based BIM user group.

  • BILL ALLEN - Principal, EvolveLAB

    Bill Allen is the co-founder and principal at EvolveLAB BIM Consulting - - He has over a decade of experience helping architects, engineers, and contractors innovative and succeed at their firms. Allen has experience lecturing on staff as a college instructor for the University of Nebraska Omaha, and regularly speaks at such conferences as Autodesk University and the Central States BIM Workshop. Allen served on the BIM Board of Omaha and the Central States Revit Workshop Board, and he is currently the co-organizer of the Rocky Mountain Building Information Society.

  • John Pierson - Computational BIM Specialist, EvolveLAB

    John Pierson is a Computational BIM Specialist at EvolveLAB and a Revit certified professional for all disciplines. He is engaged in the creation of automated workflows and the exploration of computational design solutions for the AEC industry. John is a frequent presenter at user groups and conferences. John is also an active member of the Dynamo community and currently manages the Dynamo package Rhythm; which is among the top 5 most downloaded.

Additional Information
Pre-conference Session
Revit, Visual Programming, Scripting
Technical Consultant, Teacher/Professor, Student, Structural Engineer, Civil Engineer, CAD Manager, BIM/VDC Manager, Architect
Revit, Dynamo Studio
11 hours
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