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CRAN – BIMx: The Evolution of Deliverables
December 5

At Rich Rosenthal Brincefield Manitta Dzubin & Kroeger, LLP, 1420 Spring Hill Road, McLean, VA 22102 (1st Floor Conference Area).

*Please note that the title and learning objectives for this course have been updated from the original posting.

Architecture is going through a fundamental shift in how designers communicate ideas. Today's clients are technology savvy and becoming comfortable with interactive design immersion technologies such as iPads, BIMx, and Google Cardboard VR. The presenters will discuss how architects and designers are leveraging software and technology to push the limits of BIM. This session will review case studies that utilize immersion technologies to improve their design process, build client engagement, expand services and support remote communication.

1 LU. Presented by: Marcus Monroe, GRAPHISOFT North America and sponsored by GRAPHISOFT. Lunch included.

Learning Objectives:

• Optimize the model in ArchiCAD with model view options and some modeling best practices for its intended use in BIMx and the device to be used as the viewer.
• Instruct the end user how to view the model on their specific type of device.
• Understand the target audience and when to use BIMx. The model's display should match the needs of the end-users. Different parties have varied requirements.
• Perform some preview and fine-tuning with options in desktop BIMx. Then save and send a model to deliver to the end-user.


Organized by AIA Northern Virginia for the Capital Area CRAN (Custom Residential Architects Network, an AIA Knowledge Community), a tri-chapter committee founded jointly by AIA|DC, AIA Northern Virginia and AIA Potomac Valley.