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EvolveLAB Live is a way for us to connect with our friends in the community.  We host regular live presentations where we try to offer valuable information for free to Architects, Engineers, and Contractors.  To check out some of our past sessions click below or sign up for one of our upcoming sessions!  We look forward to seeing you there!

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Upcoming Events

  • Thu, May 06
    https://youtu.be/D4cjwpuoZtg
    The problem: Almost every single AEC firm needs to use reality capture, whether it's for an existing space being remodeled, or for documenting construction progress. During this session we will explore how AI can help streamline the process, and make projects run smoother.
 

Past EvolveLAB Live 

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Generative Design for Revit

The idea of implementing some sort of generative design is far from new in Architecture. If you are a fan of Gaudi or Frey Otto, you may have already noticed that they were already using natural phenomena to inform the geometry of their buildings as a means of structural and material optimization way before computers where really a thing. More recently, with the arrive and advancement of computerized machines and robots generative design has been slowly becoming more and more known and explored, but it is still a faint dream and discouraged field for the vast majority of designers around the world. This reality may be fast to change in the near future and one of the big reasons is the arrive of the Generative Design Tool in Revit 2021.

Clara Fonte Boa

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BIM Coordination

BIM Coordination plays a huge role in improving collaboration and reducing construction cost. EvolveLAB Design Technologist Daniel Cortes and Construction Technologist Jake Spasaro explore the process and workflow of a BIM Coordinator from start to finish and identify some of the challenges from a general contractor’s point of view. 

 

This session will teach you how these processes and workflows will reduce labor hours and material costs, resulting in increased profitability and job satisfaction. 

Jake Spasaro

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Monopoly in Revit - Showcasing the power of Dynamo. 

Learn the similarities between Revit workflows and a game of Monopoly. We will build the game ’s database using Revit Categories and Families.

Sean Fruin

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Beyond the Bluebeam Wall

Naming, extracting and linking drawings has never been easier thanks to Bluebeam. Jake Spasaro teaches you how to make Bluebeam work for you by quickly streamlining a bloated drawing set.

Jake Spasaro

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Rhino.Inside + Galapagos

During this LabLive™, are very own Chris Woodward is going to show off the evolutionary problem solver Galapagos For Rhino, and how to port the geometry from Rhino over to Revit using the new Rhino.Inside WIP.  Galapagos is a single objective evolutionary problem solver. He uses Chicago's Millennium Park as the data set and he scores the view quotient and shadow quotient as a single objective.

Chris Woodward

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Cashflow BIM

Real Estate Finance and Building Information Modeling typically aren't mentioned in the same sentence... which is why we hosted a lab-live on just that.

 

Even though BIM is great for optimizing geometry, we think it can be even more powerful when it is used to optimize Cashflow.   Because without cashflow, that BIM is never going to be more than a bunch of ideas on a computer screen.

Corey Green

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From Scan to Model

Learn about both Matterport and BLK workflow process for documenting as-builts and modeling from point clouds. 

Jake Spasaro

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The Revit Matrix - Hacks, Tips & Tricks You Didn't Know Existed

Have you ever been frustrated with limitations within Revit?  Have you ever wanted to bend the rules of reality and get Revit to bend to your will? In this LAB Live session, we look at a series of Hacks, Tips, and Tricks within Revit that you didn't know existed.

Bill Allen

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Camping with Bluebeam

That's right - we're going camping with Bluebeam Revu! Brian D. Juge, AIA will show off Bluebeam's capabilities in a format that everyone can understand, regardless of occupation. This light-hearted LABLive will showcase the functionality of Revu for linking documents, performing quantity takeoffs, overlaying pages, connecting 360 imagery, markups, and more. You'll walk away with insight on how Bluebeam can streamline your workflows and increase collaboration with your team.

Brian Juge

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Design to Documentation - Crossing the Model Drop Chasm

 In this session, we'll look at how to convert SketchUp, Rhino, and FormIt geometry into real Revit building information model components including walls, doors, windows, roofs, and curtain walls. 

Bill Allen

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Streamlining MEP Design with Dynamo

Join us as EvolveLAB's Sean Fruin teaches how to build a better model in less time, freeing us up so we can focus on the important things.

Sean Fruin

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Augment Your BIM Lighting Design Workflow

During this LAB Live we teach you how to use the latest tools to quickly generate accurate lighting specifications and point-by-point calculations. You will also learn how to automatically transfer and access valuable lighting BIM data in an immersive experience to help you augment your design decisions.

Daniel Cortes

 

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