AEC Hackathon 2019

Registration Closes 11 September

This hackathon aims to automate and optimize all of the design decisions in the creation of a simple, mid-rise CLT commercial building: structure, services, facade and compliance.

This is an opportunity for collaborative of all disciplines to work with computational designers, and push the limits of possible solutions.

We've gathered architects, engineers, built environment experts to asses the digital solutions.

Peer Review Panel

Prof Alec Tzannes / Tzannes Architects Sydney.

Niki Douglas / UNSW Estate Management

Dr Philip Oldfield / Director Architecture Program Built Environment UNSW

Dr Kirsten Or / Registrar, NSW Architects Registration Board

Prof Helen Lochhead / Dean Built Environment UNSW

David Rowlinson / Make it Wood Campaign Manager at Plant Ark Environmental Foundation



Alexia Lidas / Managing Director, Design Intelligence | Design Futures Council Australia

Who should get involved:

  • Students
  • Industry professionals (all built environment disciplines are welcome )
  • Academics
  • Product Manufacturers
  • Technology Specialists and Manufacturers
  • Other
  • Interstate participation is welcome


This is an opportunity for all of the disciplines of the built environment to problem solve in collaboration with computational design.


How to get involved:

  • Register your interest to be allocated to a team in the Sydney based hackathon - Click here to register
  • Or, join us at the end of the Hackathon to review the final concept presentations on Monday 30. September 2019, 5:30-8:00 SYNDEY -  Click here to register


Interstate or Regionally located? 

No problems, this Hackathon is designed to foster collaboration and participation. For those who are interstate, you are welcome to create your own team and participate from a distance. Click here to register to create your own team from interstate.


Slideshow Projects

Docklands Library


11 Talavera Road,
Macquarie Park

HDR Australia

The Arbour

Integral Group