Tuesday, May 17, 2016

SFDUG June 2016 Meeting: Using Dynamo for Digital Fabrication

On Wednesday, June 15 at 6:00pm, SFDUG welcomes Jeffrey McGrew from Because We Can. Jeffrey will discuss how to use Dynamo and Digital Fabrication to make great interiors, furniture, and art. 

This month's meeting is brought to you by the node "LoopWhile," be sure to bring your laptops to learn more.

Educational Hands-on Module: The Curious Case of the LoopWhile button 
Speaker: Cesar Escalante, HOK @VCDwhiz 

Usually referred as the "Mystery Node," the LoopWhile node has long remained a misunderstood node. Cesar will provide examples of how to make the best use of this node.

Feature Presentation: Using Dynamo for Digital Fabrication 
Speaker: Jeffrey McGrew, Because We Can @becausewecan 

Jeffrey will present a few of his recently completed projects, show off the open-source collection of Nodes called 'BecauseWeDynamo', and talk about his views on the future of Digital Fabrication, BIM, and Dynamo-based automation. 

Speakers Bios:
Jeffrey McGrew is a licensed architect in California. He has a background in business, architecture, technology, and construction. Since 2006, he has been the co-founder of the design-build studio Because We Can in Oakland, CA. An award-winning designer and public speaker, he loves to solve problems, generate ideas, and make great things for the people we work for. He also runs the technical side of the company, from computer code to building code, creating new ways of building via the combination of BIM and digital fabrication. Prior to founding Because We Can, Jeffrey worked for a number of prominent local architects, was a technical fabrication consultant, and has helped bring several physical and software products to market. In his non-existent spare time, he likes to experiment with CNC machines, create 3D models, make sculptures, brew beer and play games with friends.

Attending in person? Registration is required to gain access to the HOK office. 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.

SFDUG May 2016 Meeting Recording: Revit Performance Analytics in Dynamo

David Baldacchino from HOK and Alexandra Bergin from Autodesk Enterprise Support presented examples using Dynamo to perform analytics on Revit models.  

May's meeting was brought to you by the node "List.Map." At the end of the meeting, Jeremy Luebker took an in-depth look at ways to use this node.

Resources from the presentation can be here: Revit Performance Analytics DYN files

Check out the full recording below