Over the past few years Virtual Reality has gained popularity amongst AEC professionals especially Architects. By the growth of devices such as Microsoft HoloLens, Mixed Reality is becoming a new trend in the industry because it enables the user to have interaction with reality as well. This session is for people who want to see some of the practical applications of this technology.We will showcase the HoloLens Apps that were developed at Baker Triangle Prefab and how we are currently using and planning to use this technology in design review, visualization, manufacturing, quality control and marketing. This session features Microsoft HoloLens.
- know the major advantages of AR
- identify the problems that could be addressed by AR
- understand how AR could be utilized in Construction and related industries
- understand the structure of HoloLens Apps and how they are developed
David Keane is a VDC Specialist and Project Engineer for Baker Triangle Prefab.He leads the design and coordination for prefabricated exterior wall panel projects.Notable projects include multiple vertical expansions for HCA hospitals at Medical Center of Arlington and Kingwood Medical Center, and the 33-floor Aloft/Element Hotel in downtown Austin, TX.He has been involved in interior coordination with Baker Triangle since 2012, and has worked on projects in the education, hospitality and healthcare industries.He graduated from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering Technology.
Bardia Jahangiri is a VDC specialist with Baker Triangle, a leading drywall, plaster and prefab specialty contractor in Texas. Besides VDC operations such as 3D modeling and coordination, he develops add-ins for Revit, Navisworks and also stand-alone software tools. He is also leading the Augmented Reality explorations and develops apps for Microsoft HoloLens. He has a Bachelor of Architecture degree and several years of experience in Architecture but decided to shift to the construction realm. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Master of Science in Construction Management and also a Master in Land and Property Development.
William Tang is the Director of Virtual Design and Construction with Baker Triangle, a leading Drywall, Plaster, and Prefab specialty contractor based in Texas. He began his career with Baker Triangle as a BIM Specialist in 2011 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in construction management from Texas A&M University.With over 5 years of experience now, he assists in leading the company’s BIM department as the director.Through this role he is setting the standard to how Baker Triangle works with BIM- of which one of his key interests is to improve workflows through the elimination of wasted time spent while modeling, correcting, and revising. William also monitors and manages the modeling and coordination needs of the company’s branches.