30 min

Leigh Christy: Technology in Design and as a Toolbox at Perkins&Will Future Construct: Thought Leaders Discuss BIM and Construction Solutions for the AEC Industry

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On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (30 min interview) we spotlight Leigh Christy, Principal at Perkins&Will and Head of their Innovation Incubator. Perkins&Will is a global design practice founded in 1935 and has more Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professionals than any other design firm in North America. We learn about Leigh's work in her roles at Perkins&Will as well as her experience as an adjunct professor and hear her perspectives on the direction companies should be taking toward the evolution of technology.

Some other highlights of Leigh's interview with host Amy Peck(@VirtualGirlNY) include:
How companies should be thinking about responsibility and sustainability as components of innovationThe role of technology in designing and what processes in automation  or technology focus on visualization, helping with AR and VRHow technology is a toolbox for solving industry problemsClosing feedback loops to eliminate repeating mistakes, which can (and will) enhance the global landscapeSHOW NOTES
0:37 Amy Peck introduces the Principal at Perkins&Will, Leigh Christy.

4:07 Also you've been an adjunct professor as well, so what was some of the work that you did there?

7:40 So, let's talk a little bit about the technology and where you see technology's role in the way that you're designing today and are there processes that you're seeing in automation or visualization. What are some of the trends in tools that you're going to be using over the next couple of years?

18:05 So you talked about the incubator a little bit. What are the types of companies that you're drawn to for the incubator and maybe share some of the ones that you're particularly excited about?

20:42 Do you think that the incubator program
Contact the Future Construct Podcast Produced by BIM Designs, Inc!
BIM Designs, Inc.: minority-owned, US-based, union-signatory preconstruction technology firm, offering turnkey BIM modeling, laser scanning, coordination management, and other VDC solutions to the AEC industry. Schedule a free consultation: sales@bimdesigns.net. Subscribe to our weekly blog and our Future Construct Podcast Suggest a podcast guest

On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (30 min interview) we spotlight Leigh Christy, Principal at Perkins&Will and Head of their Innovation Incubator. Perkins&Will is a global design practice founded in 1935 and has more Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professionals than any other design firm in North America. We learn about Leigh's work in her roles at Perkins&Will as well as her experience as an adjunct professor and hear her perspectives on the direction companies should be taking toward the evolution of technology.

Some other highlights of Leigh's interview with host Amy Peck(@VirtualGirlNY) include:
How companies should be thinking about responsibility and sustainability as components of innovationThe role of technology in designing and what processes in automation  or technology focus on visualization, helping with AR and VRHow technology is a toolbox for solving industry problemsClosing feedback loops to eliminate repeating mistakes, which can (and will) enhance the global landscapeSHOW NOTES
0:37 Amy Peck introduces the Principal at Perkins&Will, Leigh Christy.

4:07 Also you've been an adjunct professor as well, so what was some of the work that you did there?

7:40 So, let's talk a little bit about the technology and where you see technology's role in the way that you're designing today and are there processes that you're seeing in automation or visualization. What are some of the trends in tools that you're going to be using over the next couple of years?

18:05 So you talked about the incubator a little bit. What are the types of companies that you're drawn to for the incubator and maybe share some of the ones that you're particularly excited about?

20:42 Do you think that the incubator program
Contact the Future Construct Podcast Produced by BIM Designs, Inc!
BIM Designs, Inc.: minority-owned, US-based, union-signatory preconstruction technology firm, offering turnkey BIM modeling, laser scanning, coordination management, and other VDC solutions to the AEC industry. Schedule a free consultation: sales@bimdesigns.net. Subscribe to our weekly blog and our Future Construct Podcast Suggest a podcast guest

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