Principal’s View: Adopting New Software Boosts the Productivity of Design + Build

Tracie Simmons

January 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

In this candid panel discussion, one architectural principal shares what helped her make the switch from a CAD platform to BIM; and the extraordinary impact it had on her business.

For Lindsay Cullum-Colwell AIA, principal of luxury custom residential firm Cullum Homes, the switch to ARCHICAD has improved her team’s efficiency and provided a flexible workflow in which her designers can explore creatively. Cullum-Colwell has found numerous benefits since making that switch in 2016, and she will be sharing them (along with the challenges) in this candid discussion.

As a long-term user of ARCHICAD, Jared Banks, AIA, will also share his experiences in using ARCHICAD and discuss the process of adopting a new software, along with the features that support a design/build firm.

Jared and Lindsay will:

  • Describe the process of adopting ARCHICAD
  • Explain how the flexibility of ARCHICAD helps architects explore creatively on new designs
  • Talk about features of ARCHICAD that serve the design build process
  • Discuss strategies for making the software work best for custom residential