SFCDI Aug 2020 | 5th Year Anniversary | Arturo Tedeschi | Phil Langley

On August 12th, at 12:00pm PST, SFCDI celebrates its 5th year anniversary with two fantastic speakers whose innovative work has disrupted the way we digitally conceptualize and process design solutions. Join us in celebrating our group milestone with Arturo Tedeschi and Phil Langley. Featured PresentationCrossing disciplines with computational tools and methodologies Computational designers are for … Continue reading SFCDI Aug 2020 | 5th Year Anniversary | Arturo Tedeschi | Phil Langley

SFCDI July 2020 | Design Optimization of Building Structures & A 3D Philosophy at the Dawn of Spatial Computing

On July 17th (noon-1:00pm PST), SFCDI welcomes Professor Matthew Gilbert and Emily Olman.  This month's event will be only available via live webcast due to the current situation with COVID-19. Speaker: Prof. Matthew Gilbert Matthew Gilbert is a Professor at the University of Sheffield, UK. He has a longstanding interest in the development of structural … Continue reading SFCDI July 2020 | Design Optimization of Building Structures & A 3D Philosophy at the Dawn of Spatial Computing

SFCDI June 2020 | Engineering / Scientific / Imaginative Computational Design & 3D Remote Collaboration – Reduce Time and Costs with a Client-Friendly Solution

On June 17th (6:00pm-7:00pm PST), SFCDI  welcomes Satoru Sugihara, Dave Alpert, Michael Hoppe, and Mac Dean.  This month's event will be only available via live webcast due to the current situation with COVID-19. Speaker: Satoru Sugihara Satoru Sugihara is a principal and founder at the computational design studio ATLV founded in 2012. Prior to starting … Continue reading SFCDI June 2020 | Engineering / Scientific / Imaginative Computational Design & 3D Remote Collaboration – Reduce Time and Costs with a Client-Friendly Solution

SFCDI May 2020 | Artificial Intelligence in MEP Engineering

On May 15th (noon-1:00pm PST), SFCDI  welcomes Gregory R. Schnackel and Layne A. Micek.  This month’s event will be only available via live webcast due to the current situation with COVID-19. Speaker: Gregory R. Schnackel Gregory is the lead architect and principal designer of the company’s revolutionary AEA Integration software. AEA Integration is a remarkable new … Continue reading SFCDI May 2020 | Artificial Intelligence in MEP Engineering

SFCDI April 2020 | Computational Design Experience for Building Structures & Dynamo – First Aid to the Coordination Nightmare

On April 17th (noon-1:00pm PST) , SFCDI  welcomes Arturs Neiburgs and Sean Fruin.  This month's event will be only available via live webcast due to the current situation with COVID-19. Speaker: Arturs Neiburgs Arturs Neiburgs is a Latvian entrepreneur who is passionate about technology. He’s background is civil engineering with 8 years of experience as Head … Continue reading SFCDI April 2020 | Computational Design Experience for Building Structures & Dynamo – First Aid to the Coordination Nightmare

YourDeskUniversity

SFCDI is really excited to support YourDeskUniversity a nationwide online initiative intended to help the AEC Tech community connect and share knowledge remotely during these challenging times.  The initiative goal is to stream live tutorials and discussions via YouTube Live that cover an array of topics focused on computational skills and a broader understanding of the … Continue reading YourDeskUniversity

SFCDI February 2020 | Two Events: CTO VIP Roundtable & Rhino.Inside and Rhino.Compute

On February 14th, 12:00 pm PST, SFCDI hosts a roundtable at the AIA 130 Sutter St # 600, San Francisco, CA 94104. 21th, 12:00pm PST, SFCDI host our Feb meetup at Gensler Office San Francisco, CA 94104 1) Speaker: Robert Otani, CTO of Thornton Tomasetti Robert Otani has 20 years of professional experience, including structural … Continue reading SFCDI February 2020 | Two Events: CTO VIP Roundtable & Rhino.Inside and Rhino.Compute

SFCDI March 2020 | Machine Learning and Computer Vision in Architecture Workshop at Microsoft – Canceled

We regret to inform the community that due to COVID-19 concerns, we will be cancelling our March 25th event, Machine Learning and Computer Vision in Architecture workshop, which was to take place at Microsoft Reactor. The speaker, Petr Mitev, has kindly agreed to produce a video and it will be posted to our SFCDI YouTube … Continue reading SFCDI March 2020 | Machine Learning and Computer Vision in Architecture Workshop at Microsoft – Canceled

SFCDI January 2020 | Abstracting Project-Specific Problems for Broader Application

On January 17th, 12:00 pm PST, SFCDI  welcomes Zach Soflin and Tom Svilans. This month's meeting will be hosted at the AIA 130 Sutter St # 600, San Francisco, CA 94104. Speaker Zach Soflin Zach Soflin, AIA, has spent nearly a decade promoting and leading computational design and innovation initiatives in practice before founding Layer, an AEC … Continue reading SFCDI January 2020 | Abstracting Project-Specific Problems for Broader Application

SFCDI December 2019 | NVIDIA Voyager at Google

NVIDIA Voyager SFCDI will host the last event of the year which will conclude with a special guest from NVIDIA, Jack Dahlgren. This presentation will cover how NVIDIA has used computational design tools such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Artificial Intelligence to build headquarters known as Endeavor and The Voyager in Silicon Valley. This … Continue reading SFCDI December 2019 | NVIDIA Voyager at Google

SFCDI November 2019 | Autodesk University and AEC Tech Hackathon Recap

In November, SFCDI, we will be in Las Vegas at Autodesk University with presentations by members Alberto Tono, Dennis Eldridge, Cesar Escalante, and Danny Bentley. Read on for news and announcements. SFCDI Python Workshop  Our Director of Education: Danny Bentley, kindly started a series of useful Python tutorials, if you would like to support us and be part of our journey … Continue reading SFCDI November 2019 | Autodesk University and AEC Tech Hackathon Recap

SFCDI October 2019 | Connecting the DOTS

On October 16th (6:00pm PST) , SFCDI  welcomes Nirvik Saha and Sanjeev Tankha.  This month's meeting will be hosted at the WRNS Studio #501 2nd St #402, San Francisco, CA 94107. Feature Presentation: Connecting the DOTS Space allocation is the process of designating spaces towards specific functions along with an appropriate grouping and circulation to generate … Continue reading SFCDI October 2019 | Connecting the DOTS