BOSTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
WHO: GRAPHISOFT, the leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) software
WHAT: BIM & Single-Family Residential Homes http://video.webcasts.com/events/mcgr001/37321/index.jsp?adid=BIM, a Webinar hosted by Architectural Record and sponsored by GRAPHISOFT
WHEN: Feb. 17, 2011 from 2 to 3 p.m. EST
FOCUS: BIM & Single-Family Residential Homes: Using Technology to Lower Costs, Speed Construction and Impress Clients
While BIM is traditionally thought of as being most effective on large, complex projects, architects are increasingly using it on single-family residential projects to improve design, lower costs and speed up the construction process. Hear from architects about the benefits of BIM, as well as some of the challenges.
Architectural Record's Senior Editor Joann Gonchar will host the event. GRAPHISOFT Director of Virtual Design and Construction Kurt Ameringer will kick it off and introduce the panelists, who include:
Jay Martin, Project Architect, The Miller Hull Partnership
Carol Richard, Partner, Richard Wittschiebe Hand
Jesse Thompson, Kaplan Thompson Architects
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution with ArchiCAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as the revolutionary GRAPHISOFT BIM Server™, the world's first real-time BIM collaboration environment, and the GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner™, the world's first fully integrated building energy modeling application. GRAPHISOFT's innovative solutions have fundamentally changed the way architects around the world design and collaborate.