How do you eat an elephant? – USC BIM BOP Lecture on July 12!

I am pleased to be participating in this year's BIM BOP conference hosted at the University of Southern California on July 12. My lecture, title "How do you eat an elephant", will consider the digital transformations taking place in the construction industry and all the opportunities and challenges we are seeing in our present work … Continue reading How do you eat an elephant? – USC BIM BOP Lecture on July 12!

4 Tactics for Your Digital Transformation

True ‘Digital Transformation’ means confronting our often entrenched institutional, cultural, and professional habits and challenging the core assumptions of how we will be working in the future. If there is one common theme to the topics on this blog, it is the digital transformation in the world of buildings. It is a topic that elicits … Continue reading 4 Tactics for Your Digital Transformation

Transform your Building Information into a Big Data Resource

We have recently created a database framework called Minecart which harvests data from building information sources such as Revit and IFC formats. Our database is designed to represent building information as a scalable relational structure connecting data across multiple projects, documents, elements, and parameters.

Reflecting on the Future of Work

A drafting studio at Bell Labs, 1942. Source “The future is already here - it’s just not evenly distributed.” - William Gibson As we approach the finish line for 2017, I continue to reflect on the state of the architecture and construction industry as I have in years past. As we contend with global issues … Continue reading Reflecting on the Future of Work