In Episode 14 of the RCN Podcast, Lindsay Prichard Fox of TiverBuilt discusses the integration of digital design and construction technology into the residential building process.
(0:24) Lindsay's background
(4:30) How to gain construction field experience without working on a construction crew
(7:28) The benefits of adding laser scanning data to existing residential drawings
(10:45) Similarities and differences between commercial and residential construction
(16:41) The most drastic benefit of utilizing laser scanning technology in the construction industry
(28:09) Pros and cons of buying hardware or software from a third party seller
(40:28) Multi-use cases for laser scanning
(43:59) Challenges present in the AEC industry
(46:48) How this technology is going to advance in the future
(53:29) Advice for anyone considering entering this industry
"I feel better I'm involved in a project that I have laser scans of the existing conditions. It's great that we have the plans, but we all know that change orders happen, so there's going to be discrepancies."
- Lindsay Prichard Fox
Lindsay Prichard-Fox is the Founder and CEO of TiverBuilt, LLC, a digital design and construction company based in Rochester, N.Y. Lindsay is a committed speaker and advocate for digital design and construction technologies and processes and believes that the more people know about it and understand its benefits, the sooner it will be adopted as a standard part of the construction delivery process. Lindsay is a Regional Lead for the international organization Women in BIM, an active Corporate member of the National Association of Women in Construction, and serves on the Board of Directors for Daystar Kids, the only pediatric health enrichment center in New York State dedicated to providing therapeutic care to children with complex healthcare.