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CRAN: As-Built Surveying: Best Practices for Field Measurements (CE)
February 24

This class is a demonstration of how to procure a proper set of As-Built Plans when needed for any structure. It will briefly cover the reasons they are needed, technique in obtaining information onsite, and finally the drafting in CAD or modeling in Revit to suit your design needs. Presented by Precision Property Measurements (PPM)

Learning Objectives:

• Participants will learn a few ways to begin a project by determining if As-Builts are needed. We'll discuss the scope of work from an As-Built-only perspective and how that will help achieve different goals to give you a head-start on creating design elements, construction documents, and obtaining permits.

• Participants will run through some "traditional" but also fundamental methods to obtain As-Built Plans for all levels of scope.

• Participants will observe new methods for gathering data onsite such as Lidar Scanning and 3D Photogrammetry.

• Participants will learn to put down our collected data into both AutoCAD & Revit.

1.5 LU/HSW. Tickets: $5.00 AIAPV Chapter Member; $5.00 other AIA Chapter Member; $10.00 Non-Member; free for students. Register at

Organized by AIA Potomac Valley CRAN Committee 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.