Here’s a list of blog authors and podcast interviewees that contributed to this site.
Tarek is a building engineer with 11+ years experience in Design Technology. He is passionate about helping AEC firms manage change and leverage the use of technology and computational design to improve organizational cultures, tackle complex workflows and overcome challenging designs. Tarek worked with and managed interdisciplinary BIM teams up to 70+ members on major construction projects in Canada, ranging from $200M to $2.2B, including airports, hospitals, sports complexes, factories as well as residential, commercial and mixed-use projects. He is a professional member of OIQ, ASHRAE and PMI, and speaks several languages (fluent in English, French and Arabic, intermediate in Russian and beginner in Mandarin Chinese).38 Articles
Matthew is a graduate of the Leicester School of Architecture, the University of East London and the University of Westminster with specialisms in the fields of Architecture and Urban Design. With a passion for high-tech and sustainable building solutions and the use of technology as a catalyst for architectural design, Matthew has garnered a specialist fluency in Building Information Modelling bringing a passion for the development of the existing software platforms to his architectural peers. Utilizing his past experiences in the construction industry both in practice and under freelancing in the UK and abroad, he has amassed several years of project management both in the small scale single house extension and to the mass scale multiple site deliverable. BIM coordination is second nature with multiple ‘roll-out’ and ‘implementation’ plans drafted with extensive consideration to IT resourcing and workstation build specification, technology workshop tutelage and staff support, BIM project structuring, library creation and maintenance, and cross-office coordination.1 Articles
Chance is an architect and a graduate from the The University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Michigan. He is a graphics, systems and spaces designer, and he enjoys using architecture as a means to connect an experience to a place. He appreciates the array of technologies currently available to assist with design, but understands that ultimately it is the people, and not the tools, which define that design. He prefers breadth over specificity but relishes in minutia. To put it in his own perspective, Chance loves solving problems in extraordinary ways with awesome people.1 Articles
Xenia is a VDC Manager with over 10 years of experience in leading international BIM projects and 5 years of architectural work with execution on construction sites. She has extensive knowledge in 3D-based design and construction software, as well as training and leadership skills. She defines herself as a flexible and goal-oriented colleague that's committed to contributing to a team.1 Articles
Anneka is a VDC Manager with over 10 years experience in the AEC industry. Her interest in combining creativity, technicality and sustainability together has drawn her towards BIM and Lean practices. Anneka has delivered BIM-based solutions on projects in multiple sectors, both as a designer and construction manager. She has worked with project teams, industry leaders and government organizations to facilitate change, innovation and BIM strategies.1 Articles
Kristine has 8 years of experience recruiting in the architecture, engineering, and design sectors. Prior to her specialization in the design industry, she recruited in the competitive technology sector and the sports management sector. Kristine has also worked as a Career Coach for several years, working with people to create compelling resumes, develop interviewing skills, and define career paths. She is passionate about finding people the right opportunities to have a fulfilling and successful career.1 Articles