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Our Company

ARCHVISTA Consulting is a BIM technology consulting business. Our company has over seventeen years of experience implementing BIM processes into the AEC industry. We’re a Graphisoft partner for Northern California, Washington and Oregon, as well as a solutions provider of leading technologies for the building industry. Our team has successfully deployed solutions into a wide range of project types including residential, multifamily housing, commercial, retail and health care. Our BIM technology services include BIM implementation, technology training and model coordination services.

We also have broad experience in developing and bringing products to market including the Architectural Record Homes Interactive, NASA Virtual Tours, aecobject ModelPort, ArchiCAD Step by Step Training Guide, LEARNVIRTUAL Education Program, and DESIGN[realized] Event Series. Our clients have included McGraw Hill, NASA, Anshen+Allen Architects, Weitz Construction and Graphisoft. Our speakers have included HOK, SOM, Gensler, Perkins+Will, Hensel Phelps Construction and EHDD.

ARCHVISTA, Inc., P.O. Box 10266, Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: 800-522-0554 or Email: [email protected]

Our Team

Thomas M. Simmons


Tom is the President of ARCHVISTA Consulting, a business focused on BIM and design immersion technologies with clients throughout Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. His company has over 20 years of experience implementing BIM into architecture, interior design and construction companies ranging from small firms to multi-national corporations.

An early pioneer in immersive technologies, Tom worked with Graphisoft to produce the Architectural Record – Record Homes Virtual Tours and with NASA to create the award-winning NASA Virtual Tours. While his current focus at ARCHVISTA is on technology he began his career in architecture including many years at EHDD where he was the Director of Design Technologies. Tom has been on the board of AIA East Bay and served on the AIACC IPD Task Force. He regularly speaks and shares insights at user events, national and regional conferences, professional organizations and architecture firms.

Tom has a Masters of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Environmental Design, Texas A&M University.

Tracie A. Simmons

Managing Director

Tracie SimmonsAs the Managing Director of ARCHVISTA Consulting, Tracie specializes in connecting architecture, interior design and building clients with resources and people. She leads the development of online training, which has included architecture in practice programs featuring firms such as Perkins + Will, Page & Turnbull and Hensel Phelps Construction Company; as well as technology skills development courses.

A published writer, Tracie enjoys sharing how firms are using unique processes to improve their design and building workflows. Before entering the world of architecture, Tracie was Vice President at Ketchum, a global communications company, where she led advertising and marketing account teams.

Tracie has a B.A. in Journalism from San Diego State University.