iParks Webinar: Building Information Modeling: Saving Time and Money on Your Next Project

Now Available ON DEMAND

The cost and schedule savings that can be achieved using Building Information Modeling (BIM) will be outlined using a complex laboratory research project as a case study.  The use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems has proven to be an effective way to coordinate building systems, achieve cost certainty, reduce project design and construction time, quickly adapt to design and programming changes, and reduce overall project capital costs.  The team will discuss cutting edge BIM processes and share results from a current Stanford University School of Medicine biomedical research facility.

Participate to learn:

  • The advantages of BIM systems for three-dimensional design and coordination of architectural, structural, and MEP infrastructure systems.
  • The planning, design and coordination processes needed to implement BIM on your next project. 
  • Benefits of the different levels and components of BIM that are available. 
  • How to use BIM to increase construction efficiencies and quality, as well as reduce project schedule durations. 
  • How to define project cost savings vs. up-front costs
  • How to use BIM to engage Operational and Maintenance personnel during design and construction. 

Register Now - Watch this Webinar ON DEMAND.

Webinar Fee: $79 Members/ $99 Non-Members


About the Speakers

Steven Gurtel, Project Manager

Steven Gurtel is an experienced Project Manager specializing in life sciences and LEED® construction. He has extensive preconstruction and construction experience for research laboratories, vivarium and barrier facilities, cancer and stem cell research centers, cagewash and glasswash facilities, controlled environment rooms, imaging and MRI/NMR construction, autopsy and anatomy facilities, auditorium, teaching, and office space.  Steve’s project history includes projects at Stanford University School of Medicine, Yale University and Yale University School of Medicine.

Tom Fortier, Principal
ZGF Architects LLP

Tom Fortier has been practicing architecture for more than 27 years, and is a skilled project leader who manages an interactive and collaborative design process. Tom assists owners with planning, programming, budgeting, scheduling and implementation. His guidance and expertise have contributed to numerous successful planning and award-winning design projects. His professional focus has been on higher education facilities on college and university campuses, including Stanford University, University of California at Santa Cruz, Oregon State University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Oregon, George Fox University and University of Idaho. Tom is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and the Society for College and University Planning.