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Data-Driven Design: The Next Generation

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Starts On - October 10, 2017 - 12:30pm
Ends On - October 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
1020 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City , MO 64105

Learn about current best practices and processes required to plan, design, construct and operate smarter buildings.

The next generation of design has begun. Policy and customer demand are driving the need to make buildings and cities smarter than ever before. By utilizing technologies that focus on improved efficiency and provide more data earlier in the design stages, teams can now deliver products that create a positive effect for both the building’s stakeholders as well as the environment.

Attendees will learn best practices and processes required to plan, design, construct and operate smarter buildings. The outcomes are higher performing, lower energy consuming, environmentally responsive and more responsible buildings and cities. The program is a mix of key stakeholders involved in a building’s design and ongoing operations. Perspectives from an engineer, owner representative, the public sector and architecture will all be represented.

The panel will be a four-part presentation of 10 minutes each and then a 20-minute question and answer period that will be moderated by Dominique Davison.

Learning objectives

  1. Technical innovation: What’s different today? The prediction of building performance. Through retrieval, normalization and analysis of numerous disparate sets of externally sourced data such as sensors/iOT, open data and software enable the end-user (building owners) to predict, validate and act on that information to continually improve a building’s lifecycle performance. (Dominique Davison – DRAW/PlanIT Impact)
  2. Integrated design process (IDP): How working as a team improves performance goals, creates better build efficiencies and reduces overall workloads. Raising awareness of the impacts of the building and construction industry on resource use and the phases of design where iteration has the most opportunity for disruption/improvement. (Tom BBenass - MMC Contractors)
  3. Performance-focused design: Performance focused design is shifting from point focused design. How do teams proactively manage design in the early phases, weigh upfront costs vs ongoing O&M costs and how to implement to effectively implement those decisions during the construction process. (Mike Gillaspie - Cerner)
  4. Tying key performance metrics to a smart city: How a municipality takes one initiative and extends that from building to building to cumulatively gather data to validate and adapt policy for continued community improvement. What are the benchmark goals, for example, of the Climate Action Plan? Overflow Control Plan? And how do we incrementally measure improvements. (Eric Bosch – Kansas City, Missouri, City Architect)