Our industry has changed. New tools are challenging the traditional design process and impacting our cost structures. At the same time, a wave of Millennials and Generation Zers are entering the workforce and changing corporate cultures everywhere. They bring with them a mindset revolving around access to their work from anywhere, a warehouse of new customized tools, and an open-source mindset of collaboration and co-opitition. All the while, the entire environment around us is becoming more connected through the Internet of Things, and bombarding us with more and more data. How will the architecture, engineering, and construction industry adapt to such drastic change? Do you have the skill sets needed to survive in this new age? AIA Approved
Jimmy Rotella received his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and he is now part of the Digital Practice at CannonDesign in Chicago. In his 12 years of experience, he has worked for multiple large design firms implementing Revit software, developing project standards, managing software and infrastructure, providing technical support for design applications and computers, and teaching in both corporate and educational environments. Rotella’s backgrounds in both IT and architecture put him at the forefront of design technology and position him to share his knowledge of new tools with others to help them build and realize their digital designs.
AU Las Vegas
General Architecture. Engineering and Construction