Andrew Heumann, Senior Researcher, WeWork


Andrew is a Senior Researcher at WeWork. Previously, as a Design Technology Specialist at Woods Bagot, Andrew Heumann develops custom tools and workflows for design teams across the firm. Formerly the leader of NBBJ’s Design Computation team, he has written more than 15 plug-ins for 3D Modeling tools (“Human,” the most popular, has had more than 35,000 downloads) and created many bespoke tools for design teams and practices, aiding in the management of project metrics, environmental and urban analysis, and façade design.

Outside of his professional work, Andrew is a generative artist, working with data, algorithms, geometry, and pixels to create rich visual abstractions that engage and challenge the limits and affordances of digital media. Andrew is trained in both architecture and computer science, and has lectured and taught seminars at Cornell University, Yale University, Columbia GSAP, and the California College of the Arts. His work has been published in Wallpaper* magazine, CLOG journal, and presented at conferences including ACADIA, SIMAUD, Autodesk University, and the AEC Technology Symposium.

Hear his talk “(Nearly) 1 Million SF/Month: The Platforms and Processes Supporting WeWork’s Growth

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