Wednesday, February 28, 2024

AIA San Antonio COTE Early Energy Modeling Workshop - March 21, 2024

Interested in learning to use Autodesk Revit and Autodesk Insight to perform early energy modeling on your projects? If so, this three-hour in-person workshop is for you!

Serving on the AIA national Committee on the Environment (COTE) leadership, I love supporting local COTE events and sharing knowledge!


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Thursday, February 15, 2024

New Enscape Blog Post - Leveraging Custom Assets in Enscape

I recently wrote a post for Ensacpe on managing custom assets. We have a lot of them at Lake|Flato!


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Sunday, February 11, 2024

Recap - AIA San Francisco Design Technology Symposium

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend and present at the AIA San Francisco Design Technology Symposium in California.

As the Director of Design Technology at Lake Flato, Author, Educator at NDSU, and AIA national COTE Leadership, I was excited to share my experiences related to practice, education, technology, and equity.

Today's post is a recap of the wonderful event.


Photo: Event organizers, moderators, and panelists

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Monday, February 5, 2024

University of Minnesota Lecture to Lighting Design Minor Students

Last month, I had the opportunity to present on lighting design at the University of Minnesota. I enjoy presenting what Lake|Flato is doing in design performance to our future architects and interior designers.

Today's post will highlight my presentation, where I discussed:
  • Workflow (electric lighting): Lighting design using Revit + Elumtools
  • Workflow (daylighting): Access and glare using Rhino + Climate Studio


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Friday, February 2, 2024

Google Bard Updated to Create Images

Just yesterday I participated in a webinar talking about all the fast moving and exciting things happening in the world of AI within AEC... and to shore up that notion, I received an email later the same day that announced Google Bard can now generate images.


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Thursday, February 1, 2024

Recap of Zweig Group's AI in AEC Symposium - Houston 2024

Last week I had the opportunity to attend Zweig Group's 1.5-day Symposium on AI in AEC. Today's post offers a brief recap of the event.

Minds & Machines: Dominating the Convergence of AI & Strategy in AEC


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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Elevating Workplace Intelligence: Leveraging AI for Enhanced Experience and Building Performance

I am excited to participate in this webinar hosted by Plastarc on leveraging AI for enhanced experience & workplace performance.

I will share a few ways in which we are using AI at Lake|Flato, highlights from our recently completed internal research project on AI in architecture, takeaways from two recent AI events I attended, and more.



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