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A high performance simulation accelerator.

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Design innovation demands advanced simulation capabilities.

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Manufacturing

Electronics

Urban Planning

Architecture


Parallel.Works is building a web-based SaaS platform to make advanced simulation simple. We give you personal supercomputers.

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Swift: The powerful workflow engine behind Parallel.Works Used in science to design everything from materials to power grids

Multiscale subsurface Climate model analysis and decision making flow modeling for global food production and supply

Protein and biomolecule structure and interaction

Modeling of power grid for OE applications

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The parallel.works  Paradigm Shift

current practice for 20k x 15min simulations

The parallel.works solution

~20 days

<1 hour

On a desktop

5,000 cpus on a cloud provider

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CLOUD

A Diverse Set of Computing Resources AWS Cloud Instances Easy Spot Pricing Integration ~90,000 core limit

Google Compute Engine & Microsoft Azure Adding Soon.

HPC

Cray Partner Network Swan: ~6,000 core XC30

Ohio Supercomputing Center

Oakley: ~8,000 core HP-built Intel Xeon More HPC Options Added Monthly.

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1) Start Computing Resources

Run simulation workflow and visualize results

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2) Upload Input Files

Select compute and storage resources and desired time to solution Run simulation workflow and visualize results

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3) Select Tool & Inputs

Select compute and storage resources and desired time to solution Run simulation workflow and visualize results

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4) Execute Tool & Monitor Progress

Select compute and storage resources and desired time to solution Run simulation workflow and visualize results

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5) Visualize Results

Select compute and storage resources and desired time to solution Run simulation workflow and visualize results

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Case Study: Parametric Façade Energy Study

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Façade Degrees-of-Freedom Generate Large Design Domain

Climate / Annual Weather

Length

Wid

th

Floor to Floor Height

Shading Elements Window/Wall Ratio

Orientation

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Glazing Type


Parametric Energy Modeling

Glazing (only on long sawtooth surface) ID Double Glazing Type Uvalue 1 Optifloat & Clear Float Glass 2.8 Energy Advantage & Clear Float Glass 4 1.8 Eclipse Advantage & Clear Float Glass 7 1.9 Eclipse Advantage & Energy Advantage 10 1.7 13 Solar-E & Optifloat 1.9 16 Solar-E & Energy Advantage 1.7 19 Solar-E & Eclipse Advantage 1.6

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SHGC 0.7

VLT 0.78

0.67

0.73

0.55

0.6

0.53 0.45 0.43 0.41

0.56 0.53 0.5 0.49


Parametric Energy Modeling

Total Runs:

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count:

14,112

min:

127.03

max:

138.35

average:

131.92

median:

131.48


Parametric Energy Modeling

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Case Study: Annual Point-in-Time Glare

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Annual Point-in-Time Glare Workflow

HR 1

HR 2

HR 3

HR 8765

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Radiance / DIVA for Rhino: Per-Hour Indoor Glare Analysis

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Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.

Case Study: Urban Climate Solver & GeoEPW

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Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.


KlimaatUCS - Urban Climate Solver

Urban climate simulations from building to block to city scale

Design Input (CAD+Spec)

Climate Input (EPW)

Solver Output Urban Climate Performance Maps

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Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.


KlimaatUCS - Urban Form, Shading & Vegetation

surrounds.stl trees.stl umbrella.stl site.stl canopy.stl grass.stl roads.stl

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Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.


KlimaatUCS - Urban Form, Shading & Vegetation

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Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.


KlimaatUCS - Urban Form, Shading & Vegetation

Chicago.Ohare.epw

Chicago.Ohare.epw

Chicago.Ohare.epw

Chicago.Ohare.epw Cairo.AP.epw etc

KlimaatUCS Concurrent tests

Output – Download seasonal climate maps (Shade, Wind, Radiation, Temperature…)

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Mean wind speed Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.

Perceived Temperature


KlimaatUCS - Urban Form, Shading & Vegetation Different form intervention & climate (EPW)

Chicago: More shade & vegetation

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Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.

Different locations


KlimaatUCS - Urban Form, Shading & Vegetation Different form intervention & climate (EPW)

Chicago: More shade & vegetation

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Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.

Different locations


GeoEPW

User interface on Parallel.Works platform to select location & launch request

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Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.


GeoEPW

Computation: Parallel mesoscale simulation of the annual hourly climate

Cairo WRF Data 1km resolution 8-year hourly

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Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.


GeoEPW

EPW Output â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Statistical analysis for typical meteorological year data

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Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.


Case Study: Massing Optimization for Views

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Optimization Transforming Billions of Design Schemesâ&#x20AC;Ś to Thousands

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Facilitating a Growth in Optimization Complexity

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Massing Optimization Result Demonstration

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Now Available as a Parallel.Works Workflow â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Easily Run Massing Optimizations

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Now Available as a Parallel.Works Workflow â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Easily Run Massing Optimizations

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Interested in Collaborating on Architectural Supercomputing Workflows? Interested in BETA Testing our Platform? shaxted@parallelworks.com

Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.

Creating Complex Facades with Parametric Control presentation  
Creating Complex Facades with Parametric Control presentation  

Creating Complex Facades with Parametric Control presentation by Matthew Shaxted, parallel.works, Facades+ Chicago 2015 conference