Webinar - Lunchtime Learning: Space Planning for a New Generation

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    Friday, May 29 2020

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Space Planning for a New Generation: Using BIM Software to Understand and Accommodate the Millennial Market

The way that people live is evolving, and it is important that AEC industry professionals are able to adjust their designs to better serve a new generation. This course will help designers cater to a younger generation that is interested in maximizing smaller spaces, bringing elements of nature into urban settings, and communicating with technology.

Presented by:  Sarah Barrett

Sarah Barrett brings more than a decade of experience as an architect and graphic designer, as well as professional expertise in the field of parametric modeling, to her role as an Architect Product Specialist at Vectorworks, Inc. In addition to serving as an architectural expert and BIM specialist for the company, Sarah helps create best practices for Marionette, the integrated algorithmic modeling tool in Vectorworks software. She also leads webinars and workshops on a variety of industry topics and develops materials to help customers improve their workflows and design processes. Sarah has an M.Arch. from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in architectural studies from Brown University.   

Sponsored by: Vectorworks, Inc.

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discover how Millennials use and occupy space;
  • Rethink space planning methodology based on a new generation and how to make a space functional within a larger urban context;
  • Explore the capabilities of BIM software and how it brings efficiency to communication and space planning across generations; and
  • Examine case studies where specifiers used BIM software and space, human connectedness, and sustainability were maximized.