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Startup Specialist Lakshmi Shenoy on Building in Second Tier Markets

Starting a new innovation hub is basically like founding a startup. That’s according to Lakshmi Shenoy who six months ago left her role as VP of strategy and business at 1871, a top-rated tech hub in Chicago. She's now CEO of Embarc Collective, a 30,000-square-foot coworking space set to open in Tampa Bay in March [...]

We Asked 10 AEC Experts to Rank Their Favorite Technology Tools. Here’s What They Said.

As one might expect in a STEM-heavy industry, AEC is full of technology tools designed to make it easier to design, build, and manage the built environment. So full, in fact, that it can be hard to keep up with the latest solutions on the market. That’s why we asked 10 built world experts to [...]

5 Questions with Construction Expert Bill Speleotes

Bill Speleotes, P.E., SSM, CPMP, LEED AP has over 25 years of construction experience and has managed projects in institutional, educational, residential, and hospitality spaces. Among other noteworthy projects, Bill served as Facilities Director for Brooklyn Navy Yard. By implementing HVAC system improvements and upgrades in the 100 building, 300-acre facility, Bill shrank the Navy [...]

5 Questions with BIM Expert Luther Lampkin

Luther Lampkin, BuiltTech Labs’ BIM advisor, entered the AEC industry as a drafter in 2006. Late one night, he was stuck at the office working on a set of plans. A janitor, who had been cleaning up piles of discarded paper, walked over to Luther’s desk. “Hey,” he said, “have you heard about this new [...]

5 Questions with Architect and Author Randy Deutsch

Randy Deutsch, LEED-AP is head of the grad department at the Illinois School of Architecture, one of the largest architecture colleges in the country. In addition to research and teaching classes, he has been writing a series of books over the last decade that help to advance AEC, addressing where architecture and construction is leading [...]