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Brendan Nichols

CS21802: Dynamo for Construction Workflows

(Duration 53:56)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Learn construction-specific uses for Dynamo
  • Learn some Dynamo basics
  • Learn how to identify tasks Dynamo could be useful for
  • Get an introduction to Dynamo software’s online community and package manager

Description

Description

We’ve all seen the Dynamo extension used for twisting dramatic towers, and we’ve even seen it used to recreate some of our favorite Star Wars characters. But if you’re a general contractor or work in the construction industry, you may be wondering if Dynamo can do anything for you. In this class, we will demonstrate real construction problems that were solved with the Dynamo extension. You will see demonstrations analyzing slab flatness, cut-and-fill volume calculation, and installation simulation. With the skills and examples taught in this class, you will learn ways that Dynamo could be a game changer for your business too. This session features Dynamo Studio and Revit. AIA Approved

Target Audience

Target Audience

Contractors and construction professionals who want to see examples of using Dynamo for real-world construction problems

Speakers

Speakers

Brendan Nichols

Brendan Nichols is a senior virtual building engineer at The Beck Group. Beck’s integrated design-build model enables him to tackle difficult challenges across both architecture and construction. At Beck, Nichols performs laser scanning and Building Information Modeling (BIM), and he supports these processes and workflows throughout the company. After experiencing Beck’s cross-disciplinary challenges, Nichols has written multiple internal Revit software plug-ins to eliminate difficult or repetitive day-to-day tasks. He also enjoys writing scripts and Dynamo definitions to solve some of Beck’s unique problems.

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Published

  • 2016
  • CS21802
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Dynamo Studio
  • Revit

Industries

  • Construction Services
  • Buildings
  • General Architecture. Engineering and Construction

Topics

  • Building Construction
  • Learning and Development Practice