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Our firm works with industry groups and leaders to share knowledge and advance the industry. We have been featured in various leading publications and have presented at conferences that seek to promote change in the AEC space.

Thought Leadership

September 01, 2020

Virtual Design and Construction is transforming the AEC Industry. And we’re excited to lead it.

August 27, 2020
Slava Krel is Taking the Mystery Out of BIM Data Mining 
August 24, 2020
Danielle Dy Buncio: Groundbreaking Women in Construction Speaking Out for Inclusion, Leadership, Diversity, Allyship
August 19, 2020
AI4AEC @ Stanford University.  Colloquium on AI for the AEC industry.  Anton Dy Buncio, Renate Fruchter, and Robert Konrad presenting on VR and AR HMDs
July 21, 2020
Multi-User VR for Coordination.  VIATechnik featured as an Insite-VR user on a Multi-Trade Coordination project
July 20, 2020
Negocios Now.  Danielle Dy Buncio featured as one of the leading Hispanics in Chicago
July 08, 2020
Irish Examiner: CIF urges roll-out of factory built homes.  Danielle Dy Buncio quoted on modular construction.
July 01, 2020
Festival of BIM: Breaking Down Barriers to Using Dynamo - Flora Liu (VIATechnik), Travis Williams (Gensler), and Jacob Mock (VECA Electric) and Rob Sinclair (CEC)
June 24, 2020
Business Post Ireland: The greatest obstacle we face is climate change, an interview with Danielle Dy Buncio
June 22, 2020
Festival of BIM: BIM empowering the use of Digital Twins – how the structured performance data in BIM could be leveraged for optimizing the actual performance in the physical environment.  Danielle Dy Buncio (VIATechnik), Salla Palos (Microsoft), and John Turner (Gafcon) talk about digital twins, BIM and partnerships.
June 16, 2020
Oracle Trailblazers: Danielle Dy Buncio sits down with Burcin Kaplanoglu to talk about Improving Design and Construction Productivity Through Innovation and Technology
May 22, 2020

Stanford Professionals in Real Estate (SPIRE) Innovation Series: As part of their new Innovation Series, Anton Dy Buncio and experts from Katerra, Microsoft and McCarthy Building Companies will be kicking it off for the panel discussion, Accelerating the Future of Construction. Register here: https://stanford.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0lRqs9feTZqoF5cE_sty7Q

May 08, 2020

Stanford Professionals in Real Estate (SPIRE) Survive and Thrive Series: For the first portion of this series, VIATechnik Advisory Board Member, Gregg Young moderates the online panel, Construction in the time of Covid-19. Listen here: https://youtu.be/saba-w6ttzw

May 07, 2020
Shadow Ventures Podcast: Danielle Dy Buncio dives into technology and innovation surrounding Industrialized Construction and why this is core for companies’ success in a post-COVID world. Listen to, Accelerating AEC Innovation in a Post-COVID World https://anchor.fm/shadowvc/episodes/Accelerating-AEC-Innovation-in-a-Post-COVID-World-edo9mh/a-a1tu7io
May 01, 2020

Chicago Building Congress (CBC): Danielle Dy Buncio sits alongside other industry leaders, for the virtual panel discussion, Adapting the AEC Industry to a Virtual World. Understand the actions firms can be taking to keep their businesses and projects moving forward. Register here: https://lnkd.in/gBwrwiR

April 30, 2020
Engineering News Record (ENR): VIATechnik's Generative Design System Helps Quebec Wood Export Bureau Plan, Ship Multi-Use Disaster Shelters.
April 28, 2020
Builtworld's 2020 Mavericks 50 List: VIATechnik's CEO Danielle Dy Buncio has been a leading advocate for virtual design and construction. Now, she is partnering with her alma matter, Stanford University, to bring technology training to the broader industry.
April 28, 2020
Builtworld's 2020 Mavericks 50 List: VIATechnik's board member, Martin Fischer, is recognized for being a professor at Stanford and director of CIFE.
April 23, 2020
Illinois Institute of Technology: Maria Laguarda-Mallo and Tereza Kostova remotely guest lecture for the Introduction to BIM class teaching on BIM coordination workflows and best practices.
April 20, 2020
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Geoff Hoffman and Maria Laguarda-Mallo guest lecture online for the School of Architecture, for the class, Design and Construction Futures led by Tait Johnson on the evolving architecture profession and how technology has changed the way architects work and collaborate.
April 06, 2020
Harvard University: Maria laguarda-Mallo guest lectures to graduate students from the school of Design onlin about technology disrupting the construction industry and what that means for the future of the architectural profession.
March 15, 2020

Brewing with BIM: San Diego Studio Lead, Flora Liu sits down with Joseph Whitney for an interview, Brewing with BIM. Listen here: https://anchor.fm/brewingwithbim/episodes/Interview-with-Flora-Liu-ebiaoq

March 12, 2020
(SEAOI) Structural Engineers Association of Illinois 2020 Trade Show and Symposium: Anton Dy Buncio speaks on the use of laser scanning technology of existing conditions and how to effectively use digitally and onsite.
March 10, 2020
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Construction Research Congress-2020: Marjan Sadeghi, Ph.D presents her research, Automatic Verification of Facilities Management Handover Building Information Models 
March 05, 2020
NAWIC San Diego 2nd Annual Toast to the Trades:  Flora Liu celebrates Women In Construction Week by participating on a panel highlighting women as a viable component of the construction industry. 
March 05, 2020
Women in Construction Week with McKinstry: Jenn Thomas participates on a panel empowering women throughout the AEC with McKinstry and Quantum Construction.
March 04, 2020
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign:  Flora Liu celebrates Women In Construction Week by spreading education at her Alma Matter, UIUC, guest lecturing during a Building Information Modeling Introductory class educating students on all VDC services that exist throughout the AEC and how 4D is applied in today's construction environments.
February 25, 2020
Master Builders of Iowa Winter Conference 2020:  CX Lim presents a 3 hour seminar on, Technologies Taking Off Within the World of Estimating and Project Controls. 
February 25, 2020
Master Builders of Iowa Winter Conference 2020:  Danielle Pactovis presents a 3 hour seminar on, Building Models for Virtual Constructability: Implementing Change Before Breaking Ground.
February 12, 2020
Construction Dive: Contractors increasingly involved in shaping blueprints through Generative Design practices. Mac Little shares his insight
February 04, 2020
Advancing Prefab 2020: Maria Laguarda-Mallo, Ph. D. chairs the Design and planning sessions and sits on the panel, Developing a More Efficient & Collaborative Design Workflow for Offsite Construction. 
January 31, 2020
MCAA Technology Conference 2020: Danielle Dy Buncio presents, Calculating the Real Value of VDC.
January 30, 2020
MCAA Technology Conference 2020: Danielle Dy Buncio and Flora Liu present in a breakout session, Avoiding Pitfalls when Outsourcing BIM.
January 15, 2020
AGC, Oregon: Hire Vets! Jenn Thomas speaks on the importance of soft skills and increasing productivity in the AECO Industry.
November 19, 2019
Autodesk University 2019: Anton Dy Buncio presents, Digitizing Buildings and Infrastructure: BIM as the Foundation of the Building Software Stack. With the digitized built environment, new applications are being launched that inform and optimize buildings and infrastructure. During this theater talk, Anton presents VIATechnik's recent launch, Mercator, a custom BIM data dashboard which links and integrates data from multiple sources.
November 19, 2019
Autodesk University 2019: Flora Liu gives an industry talk, Scan to BIM: Complex Geometry Extraction from Point-Cloud Data exploring the point-cloud scan-to-BIM workflow from the context of three case studies: modeling a rotunda theatre, capturing wire runs, and modeling extensive decorative features on a facade.
November 19, 2019
Autodesk University 2019: Anton Dy Buncio, Following the AEC Keynote presentation of Hyperloop One ft. VIATechnik, Anton Dybuncio & Min-Tak Cheung present, Making Hyperloop A Reality Through Virtual Reality, and dive into the creation of Hyperloop One's VR Experience, simulating the future of transportation.
September 24, 2019
MarketScale at Chicago Build Expo 2019: Maria Laguarda-Mallo, Ph. D., Assoc. AIA is interviewed on approaches to the obstacles restricting net zero buildings from becoming the current design standard.
September 20, 2019
Chicago Build Expo 2019: Maria Laguarda-Mallo presents Mass Timber Construction: Innovations for a Sustainable Future which examines the advantages and challenges of Mass Timber construction....
September 19, 2019
Women in Construction 2019: Jenn Thomas, VDC Manager from VIATechnik Portland puts on the workshop, "Are Soft Skills The Answer?"
September 19, 2019
Chicago Build Expo 2019: Leslie Baz, VIATechnik's computational BIM Specialist demonstrates High Detail BIM Techniques for Fabrication and Construction 3D modeling and computational BIM workflows using various software along with helping attendees understand which digital workflow is a best fit for a project during The BIM & Digital Construction Summit.
September 18, 2019
Women in Construction 2019: Lauren Patnoe, VDC Emgineer at VIATechnik San Francisco demonstrates: "The World of BIM".
September 17, 2019
Stanford Center Integrated Facilities Engineering (CIFE) Summer Program 2019: Danielle Dy Buncio speaks on Virtual Reality offering perspectives on the impact that immersive VR environments bring to early concept planning, fundraising, and stakeholder engagement to set a project up for success from inception.
September 17, 2019
Shadow Summit by Summit Ventures: Anton Dy Buncio moderates the panel, "BIM Beyond Design and Construciton".
August 21, 2019
Constructtech Technology Day 2019: María Laguarda-Mallo, Ph.D., Assoc. AIA presents, "Emerging Markets Leapfrog the Western World", "What’s Coming on a Global Scale?" along with panel moderating, "Closing Roundtable: Women in Construction in a Global World" and "When Machines Rise Up: Specialty Trends"
August 21, 2019
Constructtech Technology Day 2019: Jun Li, VT Chicago's Virtual Reality Manager speaks at the session, Hot Infrastructure Projects Abroad, diving in on two very unique case studies that identify how the latest, emerging technologies are being used on one infrastructure projects currently.
August 21, 2019
Constructtech Technology Day 2019: Tereza Kostova, Project Engineer at VIATechnik Chicago comes togeher with other women for the closing roundtable discussion: Women in Construction in a Global World.
August 07, 2019
VR/AR Chicago Meetup: VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution of Architecture, Engineering & Construction Danielle Dy Buncio sits on a panel with Pepper Construction, Perkins & Will, Gilbane Building Company t0 discuss how VR & AR are transforming the AEC industry .
July 19, 2019
BILTna (North America): Mac Little, Virtual Design Construction Manager from VIATechnik Denver discusses artificial intelligece in industrialized construction and what it means for the future of the AEC industry during his presentation, The Living Machine: Industrialized Construction in the World of AI.
May 23, 2019
The Art of Construction Podcast Series: In affiliation with the #BiltNA2019 Conference, VIATechnik's Mac Little is being featured in #ArtofConstruction podcast series! Listen in on conversations about data-driven design & construction preparing for #Industry40 and get to know Mac!
May 22, 2019
AEC Next SPAR 3D Expo & Conference: Maria Larguarda-Mallo presents during the Architecural Design track on Reaching New Heights: Mass Timber Innovations.
May 07, 2019
The Constructrr Podcast: Kyle Hudson and Geoff Hoffman, discuss intersection between BIM and facilities management on the episode, Digitizing Real Estate Assets Through BIM
May 02, 2019
Construction Executive Magazine: Maria Laguarda-Mallo, P.h.D., discusses improving profitability and job site safety
April 13, 2019
Unity for AEC Webinar: Jun Li and Michael Fontana, review how to convert IFC files from Revit to Unity via the PiXYZ Plugin
April 11, 2019
Dassault Systèmes Design for Life Hackathon: Leslie Baz, competes in a select group of 25 global participants from the AEC, to team up and design future data-centric cities
April 01, 2019
The Construction Shared Pains Pocast: "Diversity, But Why?" Digest, Debate, Decide & Deliver with VIATechnik CEO Danielle Dy Buncio, LEED AP and Skanska Uchenna T. E. Okoye, P.E., LEED AP on diversity in the workforce. Learn about not only the how, but the why of cultural transformation.
March 01, 2019
Construction Executive Magazine, March Edition: Maria Laguarda-Mallo, P.h.D., discusses recent changes in the building code to allow taller mass timber buildings
January 31, 2019
MCAA Technology Conference 2019: Danielle Dy Buncio presents, 4D BIM – A Discussion of the Value Proposition for Mechanical Contractors
January 29, 2019
JC Cannistraro ACE Principals Meeting, Grand Cayman: Danielle Dy Buncio presents, Construction Reinvented – Global Trends affecting the construction industry and what the leading Mechanical Contractors can do today and tomorrow to lead the industry
November 14, 2018
Autodesk University: Danielle Dy Buncio presents, Reinventing Construction: A BIM Enabled World
November 14, 2018
Autodesk University: Kyle Hudson presents, Collecting and Digitizing Large-Scale Existing Infrastructure Data
November 12, 2018
Autodesk University: Danielle Dy Buncio moderates the panel, An Owner, Architect & Contractor walk into a BIM: Defining the Future of Work
October 30, 2018
American Council of Engineering Companies: Kyle Hudson speaks on the panel, Is Your Business Ready for Ground Down BIM?
October 26, 2018
Industrialized Wood-Based Construction Conference: Maria Laguarda-Mallo, presents on, Critical Factors in the Willingness to Adopt Innovative Wood-Based Building Materials in the Construction Industry: The Case of CLT
October 26, 2018
Emerald Coast SMPS: Kelly Burke, speaks about Virtual Reality Technology in the AEC industry
October 17, 2018
LED Specifier Summit 2018 Las Vegas: Jun Li presents, Visualizing Realistic Lighting in Virtual Reality
September 25, 2018
LED Specifier Summit 2018 Seattle: Anton Dy Buncio presents on, Visualizing Realistic Lighting in Virtual Reality
September 25, 2018
USIBD 2018 Symposium: Jesse Huynh presents, ‘Cooking Up A BIM Execution Plan’
September 25, 2018
Building Design + Construction: Danielle Dy Buncio receives BD+C’s 40 Under 40 Award for the Class of 2018!
August 01, 2018
Cyclone Energy Group: Changing Landscapes: Cities, Buildings and Environments. Danielle keynotes on cities of the future.
March 26, 2018
International Construction Transformation Conference: Danielle speaks during the session, Women Leaders Spearheading Transformation and Innovation in Construction
March 08, 2018
Digital Construction Summit 2018: Danielle keynotes on digital construction and attends a Women in Construction breakfast briefing sponsored by the Sunday Business Post
November 15, 2017
Autodesk University: Danielle Dy Buncio Speaks on Panel, Ahead of the Curve—How VDC Innovation Is Impacting the Future of Making Things
November 14, 2017
Autodesk University: Kyle Hudson Speaks with Matt Sipple on Reality Capture and Modeling of Geometrically Complex Structures
November 06, 2017
BIMForum: Danielle Dy Buncio Speaks on VR At USIBD Track
November 02, 2017
2018 Dodge Construction Conference: Danielle Dy Buncio Speaks on Industry Innovation Panel for 2018
August 14, 2017
2017 Bluebeam Extreme Conference: VIATechnik’s Tony Campos, Presents Intro to Javascript & Forms in Bluebeam at largest Bluebeam Conference to Date
June 16, 2017
AEC Fuzor Expo: VIATechnik’s Cristian Hererra, Speaks on Revit
May 10, 2017
VIATechnik Expands Its Reach Into New York City With a New Office and High-Profile Projects
April 16, 2017
Builtworlds UI Labs: VIATechnik’s Project Manager, Michael Brackney Speaks as the Technology Expert
April 10, 2017
BIMForum: VIATechnik’s JesseHuynh speaks at Breakout Session
March 29, 2017
GroundBreak Procore Conference: Danielle Dy Buncio Speaks on VRAR Panel
March 08, 2017
A foot in the door: Danielle Dy Buncio on improving diversity by starting in schools – Construction Dive
November 29, 2016
Women in Virtual Reality – The Top Women to Watch in VR
November 10, 2016
VIATechnik Received Project Innovation Award from BuiltWorlds
November 09, 2016
VIATechnik COO & Industry Influencers Share Latest VR Trends and Tech in Amsterdam
April 20, 2016
VIATechnik CEO Keynotes at Builtworlds CEO Tech Forum
March 03, 2016
ENR: How Video Games Became Design and Construction Tools
February 22, 2015
NBC Chicago’s Weekend Web: VIATechnik
December 18, 2014
VIATechnik Joins Stanford’s Center for Integrated Facilities Engineering (CIFE)
November 25, 2014
VIATechnik Joins Forces with Synchro Software as One of Its Services Partners
October 09, 2014
VIATechnik Creates Intelligent 3D Model for Reconstruction of Cedars-Sinai Steven Spielberg Building
July 01, 2014
Winner of Unofficial Lucas Museum Design Contents Announced By VIATechnik
April 28, 2014
VIATechnik Announces The Launch Of Their New Earthwork Estimating Service
July 22, 2013
VIATechnik Celebrates Its First Anniversary
April 01, 2013
BIM Service that is Accurate and Affordable is Now Available from VIATechnik

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