1. Virtual Design Construction: reasons and uses

Live Webinar By Xenia Gordienko – Date November 14 2019, Time: 1:30 PM EST. This webinar will touch on the history and the psychological success behind BIM, fast tracking into the current status. The presenter will share details of a current BIM project by using different software for coordination and quantities take-off: Revit models combined in Navisworks, coordinated in Revizto and export to Assemble System for Quantities take-off.

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Art Gallery of Ontario Transformation

By Crispin Howes Format: PowerPoint – Video Length: One Hour – Dowloadable Handout: Yes – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Transformation AGO is the recently completed renovation of the Art Gallery of Ontario by Frank Gehry. Crispin Howes discusses the technology used to design and build this complex structure.

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BC Fire Safety Requirements for Wood Buildings

By Ineke Van Zeeland – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Handout: – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – This presentation will discuss building code requirements related to the use of wood products in buildings designed under Part 3 (Fire Protection, Occupant Safety and Accessibility) of the British Columbia Building Code, particularly in those buildings required to be of noncombustible construction.

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Benefits of Building with Mass Timber

By Duncan Purvis – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing Informal CPD, EIC – Handout: No. This course will discuss the unseen and enduring benefits of building with mass timber: building sustainably, adding value and creating a legacy.

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