June 3-5, 2020 | McCormick Place | Chicago, IL

Amr Raafat

Amr Raafat

Director of Virtual Design & Construction - Windover Construction

Biography

As both an architect and an expert in Virtual Design & Construction (VDC), Amr brings over 15 years of design and construction expertise to Windover. Amr is FAA Airman certified / Remote Pilot in Command. Amr leads Windover’s VDC team and utilizes state-of the-art technology in Construction Visualization such as Virtual Reality Oculus Rift, Mixed Reality Microsoft HoloLens and drone mapping to enhance the construction process in both the Pre-con planning and close-out phases. combining engineering expertise, Building Information Modeling (BIM), BIM Coordination and art techniques to create 4D animations, construction logistics and VR safety planning to assist our project teams and clients in managing project changes during preconstruction, and visualize all phases of construction using the latest technology. Amr has published several articles and has been a presenter at many construction technology conferences.

Amr holds a Master of Architecture degree from the Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA

Reference Article
High Profile- Seeing Far Beyond 2D,
High Profile- Beyond Virtual Reality,
High Profile- Gamification of Construction Safety

Recent Speaking Engagements
• NFMC Northeast Buildings & Facilities Management Show & Conference 2017 -Boston Seaport 2017 Presented how Virtual and Augmented Reality are shaping the design & Construction Industry
• MED-ED Facilities Conference 2017: T37 Virtual Reality & Mixed Reality in Healthcare and Educational Construction and Facilities Visualization
• AISNE Governance Conference 2017: Seeing Is Believing: Virtual Reality Changing the Face of Capital Campaigns
• Boston Design Week 2018 – Building Before Building: Augmenting Design with Reality

Notable Projects BIM / VR
• Harvard Business School – Harvard Innovation Lab, Boston, MA
• Louis Vuitton’s Flagship, Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA
• Apple Flagship, Fifth Avenue, NY
• Trinity Church Façade Renovations, Boston, MA

All presentations by Amr Raafat

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