Will You Survive? Must Have Super Powers of Your Next Employee

Randy Deutsch is an architect, educator, author & speaker. He received the AIA Young Architect Award Chicago for having designed 100 large complex sustainable projects for which he received. Randy and I discuss what a “superuser” is: one who has the wherewithal to recognize tools, one who has curiosity, capacity, & creativity to combine said tools,…

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Digitizing Real Estate Assets Through BIM

Studio Leads – Geoff Hoffman, Kyle Hudson at VIATechnik. We discuss the intersection of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Facility Management (FM) AKA, Digitizing Real Estate. We talked about the importance of stakeholder engagement,  how an initiative might be more effective based on whether it is a company-wide / top-down initiative from executives vs bottom…

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Death to Value Engineering

Part 1 of LCI Congress 2018 Recap Bruce Cousins, Managing Partner at Sword Integrated Building Solutions.  Design is a complex and iterative approach to collecting specifications of building system components and detailing the vision of a structure meant to be constructed. Its a little bit like taking a train. You should know both the destination…

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