The Digital Architect: Embracing Virtual Reality (& AR too)

Justin Benjamin – Perkins + Will (NY)

This session will illustrate practical uses of VR/AR and tactics used to increase adoption in the design process, and how firms at all scales can engage this technology now. Walk away with methods you can use to have similar results.

Personal Profile
Justin Benjamin
Design Applications Manager & Associate – Perkins + Will (NY)

With nearly 15 years of experience in the AEC industry, I have focused primarily on the innovation and integration of design applications relating to all phases of design and construction. Experience with integrating project models and data within a wide range of clients organizations, I have acquired extensive expertise in building information modeling and computer-aided facility management systems. More recently, I have spent the past two to three years focusing on learning virtual reality and augmented reality, with a focus on office implementation, client outreach, and innovation.

Company Presentation
Perkins and Will / New York City & Washington DC
Perkins and Will is an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm established in 1935 by Lawrence Perkins and Philip Will. We collaborate with clients all over the world to create healthy, sustainable places in which to live, learn, work, play, and heal. Nearly 2,500 professionals across 26 Perkins and Will offices include some of the brightest minds in architecture, interior design, branded environments, urban design, and landscape architecture.