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BD+C's David Barista sits down with Vikram Dutt,…

BD+C's David Barista sits down with Vikram Dutt, Associate Vice President, Building Design Strategy and Marketing, with Autodesk, to discuss the tech giant's recent acquisition of AI and generative design platform provider Spacemaker.

Dutt talks about common applications for generative design in today's market, and hints at future applications for this technology.

BD+C Senior Editor John Caulfield interviews…

BD+C Senior Editor John Caulfield interviews Kelly Farrell, the former President and CEO of CallisonRTKL, who recently joined New York-based NBBJ as Corporate and Commercial Practice Director.

Farrell talks about her decision to make a high-profile job switch, and about her new firm's commitment to creating healthy environments and its expansion plans for the East Coast.

BD+C's David Barista talks with Clifton Harness,…

BD+C's David Barista talks with Clifton Harness, Founder and CEO of TestFit, about how multifamily housing developers and design teams are utilizing real-time generative design to speed and improve the often-onerous feasibility study process.

TestFit has been used by more than 150 architectural firms, real estate developers, and general contractors to rapidly review building configuration scenarios to identify designs that will best "pencil out" for the owner/developer.

“The ratio of buildings designed to buildings actually built is currently at about 20:1. TestFit is creating more efficiency and less wasted opportunity costs on feasibility studies," said Harness.

BD+C's David Barista sits down with Vikram Dutt,…

BD+C's David Barista sits down with Vikram Dutt, Associate Vice President, Building Design Strategy and Marketing, with Autodesk, to discuss the tech giant's recent acquisition of AI and generative design platform provider Spacemaker.

Dutt talks about common applications for generative design in today's market, and hints at future applications for this technology.

BD+C Senior Editor John Caulfield interviews…

BD+C Senior Editor John Caulfield interviews Kelly Farrell, the former President and CEO of CallisonRTKL, who recently joined New York-based NBBJ as Corporate and Commercial Practice Director.

Farrell talks about her decision to make a high-profile job switch, and about her new firm's commitment to creating healthy environments and its expansion plans for the East Coast.

BD+C's David Barista talks with Clifton Harness,…

BD+C's David Barista talks with Clifton Harness, Founder and CEO of TestFit, about how multifamily housing developers and design teams are utilizing real-time generative design to speed and improve the often-onerous feasibility study process.

TestFit has been used by more than 150 architectural firms, real estate developers, and general contractors to rapidly review building configuration scenarios to identify designs that will best "pencil out" for the owner/developer.

“The ratio of buildings designed to buildings actually built is currently at about 20:1. TestFit is creating more efficiency and less wasted opportunity costs on feasibility studies," said Harness.

John Caulfield interviews Mani Golparvar, an…

John Caulfield interviews Mani Golparvar, an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign.

Golparvar is leading a project to develop a National Institute of Artificial Intelligence for Construction, which is being supported by the National Science Foundation and the Discovery Partners Institute.

More than 40 AEC, venture capital, and tech companies will work with UoI and Carnegie Mellon University to develop the framework of the Institute, whose goal is to advance the use of AI in construction and science/research in general.

Read BD+C's post on the National Institute of Artificial Intelligence for Construction

John Caulfield speaks with Richard Kerris, GM of…

John Caulfield speaks with Richard Kerris, GM of Media and Entertainment for Nvidia, and Robert Cervellione, Design Technology Manager with Woods Bagot, about Omniverse, Nvidia's 3D simulation platform that allows users to collaborate with multiple pieces of software.

BD+C's David Barista sits down with architect,…

BD+C's David Barista sits down with architect, designer, podcaster, and blogger Bob Borson, FAIA, to discuss the origin of the highly popular Life of an Architect podcast, the launch of Borson's new residential architecture studio, the market outlook for custom residential construction, and what's hot in residential design amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of the work from home (WFH) culture.

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