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Changing Times | Time for Change
Architects practice in a world that is changing at a breathtaking rate, requiring near-constant reassessment of business models and professional practices. “Changing Times | Time for Change” will explore the major areas of challenge and opportunity that are reshaping architecture practice.
This conference was presented by AIA Small Project Practitioners, AIA Emerging Professionals, AIA Practice Management, AIA Technology in Architectural Practice, AIA Design-Build, and the AIA Integrated Practice / Integrated Project Delivery Discussion Group; with the support of AIA Illinois and AIA Chicago.
Get on the Fast Track
175 attendees participated in five tracks of interdisciplinary presentations that explored how design professionals can apply cutting-edge technology, collaboration, networking, and knowledge to respond swiftly and effectively to natural, cultural, and economic forces.
- Office: business process systems and best practices for efficiency
O1 How To Differentiate Yourself: A Focus on Quality
O2 The Firm of the Future: Big Picture Trends Shaping the Future of Design Firms – Purchase this Program
O3 Integrated Project Management: Tools and Training
O4 Nomads & Monads: The Virtual Architecture Office
O5 Beyond IPD: The Integrated Enterprise
- Tools: design tools, including BIM, and interoperability
T1 BIM Beyond Documentation: Improving Process & Workflow – Purchase this Program
T2 BIM Can Do “What Ifs”, Can You?
T3 Beyond Desktop BIM: Unleashing the Information
T4 Interoperability: the Opportunities & the Challenges
T5 Finding Pearls in the Process: Leveraging the Information Created by BIM
- Delivery: integrated project delivery and design-build
D1 Changing the Delivery Approach with BIM
D2 Emerging Trends: Constructability through Design Review & Collaboration
D3 BIM Technologies that Inform Concept Design – Purchase this Program
D4 The Jackson Courthouse: Changing Project Delivery Methods in the GSA
D5 Change Design With Parametric Methods
- Market: new economic realities and changing client needs
M1 Position/Reposition Your Firm to Succeed, Now & After the Turnaround
M2 Combine & Conquer: Remote Collaboration
M3 The Flexible, Sustainable and Integrated Firm of the Future
M4 Diversity Fast Track: The 21st Century Marketplace
M5 The Slide Show Evolved: Solutions for Visual Presentation Design
- Green: environmental forces and sustainable practice
G1 Sustainability + BIM + Integration, A Symbiotic Relationship
G2 Green Materials to Offset Seismic & Other Natural Disaster Events
G3 30 Years in IPD Excellence, Sustainability & Innovation
G4 Collaborative BIM for Eco-Effective Project Delivery – Purchase this Program
G5 Bioteaming: Using Lessons from Nature to Develop a Distributed Workforce
Why Change? Why Now?
Five Years of Award Winning BIM
The Competitive Advantage of a Virtual Design Studio