John Moebes, Director of Construction for Crate&Barrel and leader in the use of Building Information Modeling, opened the 2011 User Meeting for Tekla users at the Cosmopolitan Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada with an inspiring keynote.
Moebes delivered a powerful presentation, revealing how Crate&Barrel overcame tough economic times by reinventing their building and construction process of retail stores. By utilizing Tekla Structures, Crate&Barrel slashed costs and sped up production, resulting in Crate&Barrel's ability to continue expansion during an otherwise challenging economic period.
John Moebes is recognized as a leader in the use of Internet-based project management tools, Building Information Modeling, and digital document review to improve project performance.
Before joining Crate&Barrel, Moebes was an Associate Principal at Good Fulton & Farrell Architects in Dallas, where he oversaw the firm’s development and use of workflow technology. Having worked for Modern Continental Construction and Wholefoods Markets, he has experience in all sectors of the AEC industry.
Watch the keynote presentation by clicking on the videos below.
Keynote Part 1 (22:23 min): Overview of how Crate&Barrel uses Tekla and BIM.
Keynote Part 2 (5:41 min): Model discussion from Crate&Barrel's perspective.
Keynote Part 3 (6:09 min): Where Crate&Barrel is working right now in respect to future developments of the overall technology.
Keynote Part 4 (2:56 min): Hope for the future.
About Tekla User Meeting
2010's Tekla North American User Meeting took place August 11-13 at the Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. This annual event provides a forum for Tekla Users to meet, share ideas, and learn more about Tekla Structures and their partners. For more information visit the Tekla North American 2011 User Meeting website.