Implementing BIM in the Design Phase is Upcoming Training Session on LearnVirtual

Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — LearnVirtual’s second session of How to Implement BIM into the Practice of Architecture education series is focused on Implementing BIM in the Design Phase. This online webinar on Wednesday, March 21, at 12pm Pacific, qualifies for 1.5 AIA/CES Learning Units.

Participants in the program will learn about the challenges and opportunities of implementing BIM early in a project. They will also explore how to integrate BIM with popular design tools such as Google SketchUp.

“With this program we are focusing on how to take advantage of BIM during the design phase in order to fully leverage the model,” said Thomas M. Simmons, series instructor.

The How to Implement BIM into the Practice of Architecture series takes place weekly on Wednesdays at 12pm Pacific. Other topics include Visualization with BIM on March 28; Strategies for Creating Documents from a BIM Model on April 4; Collaboration from Small to Large Teams on April 11; and Integrating Sustainability into the BIM Process on April 18.

Thomas M. Simmons has worked with architecture, engineering, and construction firms in San Francisco, Houston, Portland and Seattle, to implement BIM. He is recognized for his expertise in Building Information Modeling and the implementation of its technology.

LearnVirtual specializes in the design and implementation of education programs for AEC professionals. With an emphasis on e-learning, custom corporate education programs, and multi-venue hybrid education, LearnVirtual empowers individuals and companies with professional skills and industry intelligence that can be applied in everyday work environments.


Tracie Simmons