Leading expert in field of virtual design and construction (taught himself to use Revit and Navisworks in college). Oversees projects in Arizona, Nevada, and California.
Worked alongside design team for $339 million Maricopa County (Ariz.) Court Tower, developing BIM model for use by consultants, major contractors, and subcontractors.
Integral part of BIMForum’s development in 2005: created the name and developed the first iteration of website. Organization now boasts 1,400+ members worldwide.
Presenter at Autodesk University for past three years. Focuses on early development versions of various BIM tools and their future direction.
Part of Autodesk Revit and Navisworks alpha and beta testing programs.
Founding member, youngest charter member, BIMForum. Co-chair, Emerging Leaders Subforum.
Pro bono adjunct faculty, Arizona State University. Teaches course on Revit and Navisworks to construction management students.
Comes from a motorcycle-riding family. His favorite ride: Honda CBR 600 F4i.
The AEC industry is in his blood. His father is the other John Tocci, CEO and president, Tocci Building Cos., Woburn, Mass.
High school varsity athlete in wrestling, soccer, and baseball.
Collects mid-century modern furniture. Recently loaned out pieces for a museum exhibition.
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.