SFDUG March 2017 Meeting

On Wednesday, March 15th at 6:00pm SFDUG welcomes Brett Young and Ben Bushman, from Building SP to discuss Dynamo applications for the MEP industry.

Building SP is an Emeryville-based software development firm at the forefront of several emerging trends in our industry- generative design, computational BIM and visual scripting using Dynamo. In this presentation, Building SP will demonstrate how both native and C#-enabled Dynamo can be used for clash-free MEP autorouting, generative design for MEP, and the automated modeling of equipment infrastructure based on Revit equipment families. The presentation will focus on actual production workflows that are revolutionized with the combination of Revit, Dynamo and software development.

Feature Presentation: Dynamo for MEP Systems | Advanced Techniques forComplex Jobs
Speaker: Brett Young and Ben Bushman
Speaker’s Bio:

Brett Young is the CEO and founder of Building SP Inc. This is the second startup for Brett, having previously founded and managed Modulus Consulting, a BIM consulting firm with multi-million dollar annual revenues. He has a background in the management of large, commercial construction projects from nine years of work at Cahill Contractors, a San Francisco building general contractor. Brett holds a BS in civil and environmental engineering from UC Berkeley.

Ben Buschmann manages the acquisition of knowledge for electrical systems at Building SP. This includes the codification of rules in semantic ontologies for an expanding set of building infrastructure systems. Ben is also involved in the testing of all build releases using his detailed knowledge of electrical detailing and drafting. Prior to BSP he worked as an Electrical Design Engineer for Integral Group, a MEP design firm. He holds a BSE from Ohio State University in electrical and computer engineering.

Attending in person? Registration is required to gain access to the HOK. Click here for the Eventbrite registration. Registration closes at 11:00am on the day of the event, no exceptions.

Attending via Webex? Click here to register for the Webex link prior to the meeting. Once you are approved by the host, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session. For assistance, you can contact Cesar Escalante at: cesar.escalante@hok.com

Food courtesy of Ideate Inc.

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