Oversees BIM modeling, coordination, model take-off, logistics and schedule planning, facility management modeling, and project closeout. Introduced firm to holograms, laser scanning, and field integration technologies. Trains colleagues in BIM.
Works with firm’s project managers and project superintendents on preconstruction and preplanning in the hospitality, recreation, commercial, education, and government fields.
Firm’s first BIM project, Wellington (Fla.) Municipal Complex, saved more than $141,000—solidifying need for instituting BIM companywide.
Created firm’s BIM marketing campaign utilizing social media.
Joined firm in 2005 as project engineer for golf division. First project, the Bella Collina Clubhouse, Montverde, Fla., named Clubhouse of the Year by Golf Inc.
Committee member, Weitz Safety Committee; nominated to be committee’s next director.
Organized lunch-and-learn sessions with local AEC firms.
Volunteer for FirstTee, an after-school program that uses golf to help youth develop character-building skills.
Favorite flick: the ultimate golf movie, “Caddyshack.”
Completed Half-Ironman Triathlon in 2010.
A new book from LEGO master builder Warren Elsmore offers instructions for creating scale models of buildings and landmarks with LEGO.
As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are correctable, but some are especially stubborn to address. Here is a partial compendium of typical failure modes and methods for addressing the problem.
DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collaborated on a research project to evaluate the effect of green school design on occupants and long-term building performance.
Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are among the major tech companies investing heavily to build state-of-the-art data centers.
ArchDaily's Rory Stott yesterday posted an interesting exploration of progressive parking strategies being employed by cities and designers. The lack of curbside and lot parking exacerbates traffic congestion, discourages visitors, and leads to increased vehicles emissions.