Handover has its challenges, particularly when it comes to gathering the required BIM information at the end of a project. With the large amount of data that needs to be captured in a model, it can be hard to know where to start. Verifying that a model deliverable meets its specifications is often time-consuming, and it can be difficult to ensure owners receive the necessary data for a project.
As with any type of project, planning is the key to success for handover. By making handover a process that starts before the project does, owners, architects, engineers and contractors can work together to define data requirements early on, gather required data as the project evolves and avoid last-minute headaches.
Kristopher M. Lengieza, Director of VDC at Stiles Corporation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been instrumental with the integration of VDC, LEAN and LEED principles at several companies over the course of his career. Kris has earned a multitude of awards for his work and has been nationally recognized as one of the top 40 construction professionals under 40 by ENR and BD&C. He is constantly seeking to further the use of technology and foster innovation in the construction industry, most recently as part of the Construction PDF Coalition. As such, Kris has been a sought-after speaker for national conferences including Autodesk University, BIMForum, Ecobuild, SPAR and many other regional events. More importantly, Kris is always willing to volunteer and share his knowledge. He has taught for numerous organizations over the past 5 years including AGC and AIA to name a few. Kris earned his Civil engineering degree in 2004, from Lehigh University.
Nathan Wood understands how rewarding the design and construction process can be when technology and culture embrace a new era of innovation. As SpectrumAEC’s founder and chief enabling officer, Nathan leverages his deep knowledge of BIM, Lean, and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) to support the development and implementation of project standards that balance the needs of people, process, and technology. Nathan continues to support industry progression through conference presentations, academic papers, and leadership in organizations like the Construction PDF Coalition and Virtual Builders, inc.
AJ BridwellDirector of Customer Success, Invicara
AJ has a deep history in the design software arena starting back to the early days of both Autodesk AutoCAD V1.3 and Intergraph Microstation. His work on huge and varied design and construction projects have spanned the globe and put him in key roles for technologies on those projects.
In the last couple of years he has focused on developing BIM (Building Information Modelling) from the aspect for the owner of the finished handover project. AJ has been a guest speaker at events focusing on BIM for Fabrication, IPD, and Lean Construction practices using BIM.