Our Coaches

Our ARCHICAD coaches are seasoned users with years of experience and in-depth expertise. Once a month we feature one of our coaches who will present an ARCHICAD topic that provides further detail to an In-Practice presentation, gives an in-depth review of a requested topic or discusses a specific expertise of the coach. The coaching program offers in-depth education opportunities for ARCHICAD users as well as a LIVE open forum for Q&A.


ABOUT THE COACHES


David Larrew, AIA, GDLA, archiSOLUTIONS

Larrew is a Graphisoft Registered Consultant who spearheaded several advancements in architectural technology at Kirksey, a growing Houston-based architectural firm, including the founding of a Visualization Department to create multimedia marketing materials for the firm and the conversion of the CAD platform from Cadvance to ARCHICAD software. While learning and implementing ARCHICAD at Kirksey he developed expertise in software training, BIM consulting, GDL and development that have been instrumental for the growth of his own consulting company archiSOLUTIONS. See more at www.archisolutions.com


Willard Williams, NCARB, RA (WA, CA), Ronin Architects

Williams is a Principal, Lead Designer and Chief Technology Evangelist for RONIN ARCHITECTS. His experience includes high-end residential, slope side residential, mission critical facilities, healthcare, commercial, building information modeling (BIM), integrated project delivery (IPD), lean construction, all the way to software and technology development related to architecture. Willard loves to solve problems, all sorts of problems. He is passionate about how technology can deeply benefit to all aspects of the built environment at various scales. See more at www.ronin-architects.com


Thomas Simmons, BIM Consultant, ARCHVISTA, Inc.

Simmons is the Director of BIM at ARCHVISTA, Inc., a consulting company focused on the ARCHICAD implementation and project integration. He has extensive experience in BIM technology for building design, project management and construction. Through his work with architects, engineers and contractors he has a broad understanding of BIM with specific emphasis on it’s use to inform design decisions, increase efficiency in documents, produce more accurate cost estimates and facilitate construction coordination through a Virtual Design and Construction process. See more at www.archvista.com