BIM for the Small Firm, NYC
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Earn 1 AIA CES Credit
Check-in starts at 11:40am. Lunch will be provided.
BIM is an affordable, effective and efficient tool for small firms to optimize your design processes, communicate ideas, streamline documentation, and sell your designs through elegant visualization. Join us in NYC on October 23rd! This workshop will allow participants to gain personal experience utilizing BIM technology in a real-world application. Participants will see the benefits of BIM first-hand and learn how the technology is positioning small firms to be more competitive, productive and profitable.
The learning objectives for this session are:
- Identify the specific benefits of a BIM-enabled process for small firms.
- Discover first-hand how a BIM workflow can act as a catalyst for creating a collaborative approach to sustainable design on projects of all sizes.
- Learn how to leverage the model for more effective communication.
- Learn how your practice can implement BIM in a way that meets your specific needs and goals.
Presenter: Zoltan Toth, BIM Consultant, GRAPHISOFT
Zoltan Toth, Intl. Assoc. AIA is a BIM Consultant at leading architectural software developer, GRAPHISOFT. His nine years at various architectural offices both in the US and overseas have helped him understand the importance of BIM and the different ways it is rapidly transforming the industry. Having an M.Sc. in architecture and experience with both small and large scale projects, he is helping North American architectural offices with their BIM adoption and implementation. He is also deeply interested in sustainable solutions and an advocate for the widespread use of energy analysis tools early on in the design process.