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BIM Fundamentals: What is BIM?
Claudia is the Design Technologies Director at Diamond Schmitt. She honed her expertise as an architect with over fifteen years practicing in Ontario and British Columbia, working across a range of typologies: large governmental projects, corporate offices, community centres, post-secondary institutions, and multi-unit residential developments. She applied her Honours Bachelor of Architectural Studies from Ryerson University and a Master of Architecture from the University of British Columbia to a concentration on BIM, becoming an expert in the field, leading the BIM implementation in two architectural practices.
Collaborative workflows, data analysis, computational BIM and open BIM are areas of great interest as well as her extensive advocacy of BIM in Canada. Serving as the founder and chair of the Toronto BIM Community (tBIMc), is a vice-president and director for buildingSMART Canada, and a former board member of the Institute for BIM in Canada (IBC) Steering Committee as a Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) representative. Claudia has been a leading member of the development of the BIM National Survey and was a BIM subject matter expert for the Canadian Handbook of Practice. She is an OAA mentor and has spoken at a number events on openBIM and technology in architectural practice.