Simply Rhino announce Shape to Fabrication 2020

Hackathon, April 17-19th | Conference, April 21-22nd

Shape to Fabrication is our popular biennial two-day AEC focused conference and this year, for our 8th iteration, we’re delighted to be adding a Hackathon to the Shape to Fabrication events.


Shape to Fabrication Hackathon | 17th-19th April 2020 | Grimshaw, London

The Hackathon at Shape to Fabrication 2020 is a 30-hour event for professionals in the AEC industry and beyond. The Hackathon is an event for all levels of programmers, developers, engineers, and others, additionally it is aimed for attendees to collaborate, network, build new relationships, and generate new ideas and processes for the AEC community. Our goals are to produce a space for creative minds to build new technology, learn skills, and foster connections with like-minded individuals.

Hackathon Details

The Hackathon is hosted by CORE from Thornton Tomasetti and will start on Friday April 17th at 19:00 for project pitches and team formations. Hacking officially begins at 08:00 on Saturday April 18th. The Hackathon ends on Sunday April 19th when the winners will also be announced. There will be a presentation from the CORE team from Thornton Tomasetti at the main Shape to Fabrication conference where the Hackathon results will be shown.


The Shape to Fabrication conference presents innovative real-world projects going beyond the theoretical, focus is on proven application and evidence based project delivery.



Shape to Fabrication Conference | 21st-22nd April 2020 | Stratford Circus, London

The main Shape to Fabrication 2-day AEC Conference takes place in 300-seat purpose built theatre and consists of presentations from an international panel of Architects, Engineers, Fabricators, Artists and Software Developers. Shape to Fabrication presenters are innovators and leaders in their fields – they work at the intersection of technology and design innovation – helping to shape the future.

Throughout the 2-day conference there are opportunities to network with the Shape to Fabrication community during the breakout times which take place in and around the mini Shape to Fabrication exhibition area.

Visit Shape to Fabrication to learn more and get your tickets for the Hackathon, Conference or both and join us in April!

Shape to Fabrication is organised by Simply Rhino, the UK Rhino Experts.