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Form Based Landscape Code Workshop (2 LU)

Are you frustrated with creating planting plans in Revit or disappointed by the plant family offerings? Then this class is for you!

Did you know, Revit actually has 95% of the functionality Landscape Architects need? AIA + ASLA East Bay presents a free horticulture toolkit for Revit to take you to 100%. Don’t let Revit be just an expensive way to link CAD backgrounds, superchage your planting plans today! In this workshop you will learn how to maximize productivity by using the power of BIM to automate plant count, and WELO schedules. We’ll cover how to customize the plant library with your own content. Benefit from a free open-source tools that travel with you to every job in your career.

A brief presentation on the Form Based Landscape Code (FBLC) will be followed by a hands-on workshop.  If you wish to participate in the workshop portion you will need a laptop with:

-Revit 2021

The alpha release of FBLC may be downloaded at: https://www.revitcity.com/downloads.php?action=view&object_id=23003

About Our Speaker

Robert Ward (RLA, LEEP AP), works at the interface of academic and ‘the practice of’ architecture. Qualifications are Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and Master of Architecture. Professionally, he has 14+ years of experience working with design-engineering multi-nationals AECOM and Parsons-Brinkerhoff. Early in his career he realized computational tools empower designers to attempt the impossible. Accordingly, he has focused on CDP and BIM across his career. He is a two-time presenter at Autodesk University in 2012 on BIM-for-Site and 2016 on civil engineering hydrology for urban designers with the SWMM analysis engine. He is a published author in academic journals on the topic of computational generative grammars for urban design. As a GIS consultant he invented a tree placement algorithm for urban forest simulations with ecosystem valuation. Currently, he is a BIM consultant in San Francisco. His current area of research is shape grammars and form-based codes.


May 16 2023


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: May 16 2023
  • Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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