By: PR Newswire
May. 20, 2009 09:01 AM
USGBC Recognizes Autodesk San Francisco Design Gallery and Office Space; Second LEED Platinum for Commercial Interiors in
Design firms Anderson Anderson Architecture, HOK, general contracting firm DPR Construction and law firm Hanson Bridgett worked with Autodesk to renovate the space using an integrated project delivery (IPD) approach – an emerging business model in the building industry that allows the entire extended team to collaborate and efficiently drive projects toward their best outcomes. Using the Autodesk Revit platform for building information modeling (BIM), the integrated team was able to exchange highly accurate project data very early in the design process and optimize the sustainable design elements in the building, such as natural daylight, and using recycled content.
“While IPD requires high levels of collaboration, BIM serves as a decision-making platform that facilitates collaboration and makes IPD possible,” said
One of only a handful of IPD projects across the globe, the
“We are excited for the entire project team that the Autodesk office space in
In the LEED Platinum space is the Autodesk Gallery at One Market, which showcases the work of Autodesk customers and illustrates the role of software in great design and the process that takes an idea and turns it into a reality. The Gallery highlights over 20 highly visual projects, such as the California Academy of Sciences, a Ford Shelby GT500, an 8.5 foot LEGO dinosaur and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge seismic retrofit. The Gallery is a location where designers can discuss the latest in technology and be inspired by others’ work.
Autodesk also completed the first IPD project in New England, a 65,000-square-foot office building in
The Autodesk Gallery at One Market is open to the public on the first Wednesday of each month from
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