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CONNECTING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION
USING UNITY & BIM MODELING
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, September 25, 2020
A FREE online event for 
Students, faculty and the general public interested in enhancing their careers
 in architecture, construction, interior design and drafting


Presented by


The Architectural Design & Construction Center of Excellence
at Houston Community College Central
and HCC Central's XR Lab & Studio in collaboration with Unity



DESCRIPTION:

 

This half-day webinar showcases the power of Unity Reflect and how it can be used out of the box or customized (developed in tandem with Unity Editor) to give designers, architects, engineers and construction professionals the ability to seamlessly federate their Revit models for real-time 3D.


 Learn to enable real-time decision making, reduce time between revisions and meetings and ultimately improve design review and construction planning processes.





TAKEAWAYS FROM THE WEBINAR:

  • Learn how firms are currently using Unity to create rich, interactive 3D, VR and AR experiences
  • Make the right design decisions at the right time with project stakeholders through visualization
  • Discover and understand the benefits of Unity Reflect
  • Learn to use Unity Reflect out of the box or for customizations
  • Improve design review and construction-planning processes
  • Learn how Unity based skills can be transferred between industries

WEBINAR AGENDA:

  • Intro to Unity (1 hour)
  • Discover and understand the benefits of Unity Reflect (35 mins)
  • Q & A (20 min.)
  • Break (5 min.)
  • Learn how to use Reflect out of the box and for customizations with the Unity Engine (40 min.)
  • Q & A (20 min.)
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:


Elizabeth Guzman
 is a technical specialist for Unity's AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) business. As an architect, Elizabeth has spent her nearly decade-long career in the professional and academic settings focusing on project management, BIM, energy analysis, experience management and how those affect the development of Smart Cities. Elizabeth holds a MASc in building engineering and has published multiple peer-reviewed research papers that continue to influence the AEC industry today. In her spare time, Elizabeth conducts workshops to engage youth about science, engineering and technology. 


Ben Mcilmoyle, a lifelong gamer turned Unity Developer Advocate, joined the Unity team with eight years experience as a Unity programmer and three years experience as a college educator. Ben's most recent work includes developing and optimizing Nintendo Switch ports, real-time multiplayer VR experiences, and simulation with the Microsoft Hololens. Traditionally focused on C++ programming, Ben brings technical expertise and a passion for game development to the educational field and aims to inspire the next generation of developers and educators.


Details

Start: September 25, 2020
11:00 am
End: September 25, 2020
02:00 pm
XR Lab & Studio, HCC Central

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