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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Time to Grow

Excellent post on the Design Intelligence blog... Quick Excerpt:

"...Nevertheless, it is time to look at a new growth attitude. Here I’m talking about growth in quality, growth in green, growth in regenerative systems, and growth in our personal human relationships. At last week’s National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) annual meeting in Chicago, there was a good deal of chatter about systematic, stratetic processes that are being put in place that will result in sustainable delivery systems. SOM’s presentation on the Chicago 2016 Olympic proposition was a case in point. With the marketplace changes, architects and designers can create not just incremental gains but exponential leaps by recognizing how professional practices are adding value to future opportunities. New and higher mental set points need to be established that focus on the changing marketplace. You will discover a richness of opportunities just below the surface...

The unexpected lesson from NCARB in Chicago: It’s time to dislodge your professional practice from the rut and into the tango that is integrated project delivery...." Read More...



This is why I started this blog. This is why I am so passionate about the use of Revit, BIM, and IPD... even for a student... We will come out of these economic times holding the BIM and IPD flags with parametric, intelligent, building models.

Apparently, NCARB even thinks so...