Reality Capture Workshop receives American Institute of Architects 2017 Innovation Award… and is the 2017 People’s Choice recipient!

We are extremely happy and honored to be part of the Reality Capture Workshop Team, which has received the American Institute of Architects 2017 Innovation Award. “The Innovation Awards honor new practices and technologies that will further enable project delivery and enhance data-centric methodologies in the management of buildings for their entire lifecycle, from design, to construction and through operations.” (AIA Website).

The Reality Capture Workshop received the award in Category D: Practice-based or Academic Research, Curriculum or Applied Technology Development. The project was also selected as 2017 People’s Choice recipient.


Please visit the 2017 AIA Innovation Awards webpage to see our project and read the Jury’s comments. You can also download the PDF of the project submission from the link below.

PDF submission link

Download the PDF file of the Reality Capture Workshop submission for the 2017 AIA Innovation Award

We are looking forward to continuing our work in Volterra! If you are interested in joining the Team, please see the announcement about the 2018 Capture Workshop which will take place between April 15 and April 28.

The Project Team:

Wladek Fuchs, University of Detroit Mercy, Volterra-Detroit Foundation
Mark Dietrick and Touf Hassoun, Case Technologies, Inc.
Tristan Randall, Autodesk
Silviu Stoian, The Beck Group
Marc Dubrule, CanFly Drones
Rob Sinclair, Rick Celender and Matt Bainbridge; Civil and Environmental Consultants
Paul Aubin, Paul F Aubin Consulting Services
Giulia Monday, Volterra-Detroit Foundation

The video below was part of the International Business Times article about the Reality Capture Workshop 2016