Extensive experience in technology for building design, project management and construction. Through his work with architects, engineers, contractors and sub-contractors he has a broad understanding of BIM technology with specific emphasis on its use to inform design decisions, increase efficiency in documents, produce more accurate cost estimates and facilitate construction coordination through a Virtual Design and Construction process.
Mr. Simmons is President of ARCHVISTA, Inc., an AEC consulting and sales organization that specializes in Building Information Modeling (BIM) for architecture and Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) for contractors.
As a leader in strategies for BIM and VDC implementation, ARCHVISTA’s team of experts has worked with small, medium and large business, including:
• Anshen + Allen / Stantec
• Swinerton Builders
• The Weitz Company
• Quattrocchi Kwok Architects
• Studios Architecture
• PCL Construction
He has spoken at major industry events including EcoBuild America, AEC Systems, AIA Desert Practice Conference, AIA Monterey Design Conference and the Dwell on Design Conference. He has authored several books and articles on Building Information Modeling and architectural technologies.