Because of the great many benefits it can offer foodservice operators and architects, building information modeling, or BIM, is a design tool that continues to make inroads into the foodservice community. BIM provides foodservice designers the chance to function in a more effective and efficient manner on many projects. But a tool that offers rewards like these can be very complex and intimidating to grasp.
During this hour-long webcast our panel of experts:
- Brought viewers up to speed on BIM’s common uses in the foodservice industry
- Offered updates on content creation
- Discussed what steps you and your company should take to get up to speed on this innovative design tool to use it to its fullest advantage.
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Owner and principal
Robert Rippe and Associates
Steve Carlson is the Owner and Principal of Robert Rippe & Associates, Inc., a foodservice design and consulting firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has worked in foodservice facilities planning since 1982 on a wide variety of projects, most notably in the gaming, education, hospitality, healthcare and corporate markets. He approaches a project from what is practical, affordable and sustainable. His combination of creativity and sensibility is illustrated through his attention to detail and concern for quality. Steve lead the FCSI Revit Task Force which published its new foodservice industry standards for the implementation and use of the Revit software, and his article “Revit for Foodservice Design” was published in FCSI’s Americas Quarterly magazine.
Dennis Martinez President, of RevEquip has worked on projects of all shapes and sizes from concessions, stadiums, airports, convention centers, to military facilities and catering kitchens. His long experience in the development of foodservice documents and innovative space planning have built him a solid reputation in the Foodservice Design Community.
Senior project manager
Robert Rippe and Associates
Mike Wrase is a Senior Project Manager for Robert Rippe & Associates. He supervises all Revit & CAD work including plans, elevations, details, mechanical/electrical plans and schedules and special conditions. Mike coordinates with the architect and engineering teams, and reviews drawings for any conflicts or miscommunications. He also gathers information on local health, plumbing and HVAC codes. Mike has worked in foodservice facilities planning since 1994 and has been involved in numerous gaming, education, healthcare and hospitality projects. With 25-plus years of experience as a designer-consultant in the Foodservice industry .