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Technology Conference (Day 2) - Smart Buildings/Smart Cities - Shared screen with speaker view
Leticia SooHoo
50:02
San Francisco, CA
Olivia Olmos, Occidental College
50:10
New York City
Ashley Z. Hand, AIA
50:12
Kansas City, KS
Erin Paglione
50:18
San Francisco, CA
Victor Nahmias
50:22
L.A.
Gamaniel Gonzalez
50:25
Santa Ana, Ca
Vivian Ngo - NBBJ
50:32
LA
Julius Costescu
50:33
Julius Costescu, Los Angeles
Mark Di Cecco
50:34
Moorpark, Ventura County, CA
Jennifer Lam
50:38
Santa Ana, CA
Courtney Doscher
50:41
Los Angeles, CA
Milena Murdoch
50:43
Paul Murdoch, Los Angeles
Loren Sweigart- Supporting Strategies
50:46
Los Angeles
Jordano Hernandez
50:51
Los Angeles
Will Wright
50:59
Welcome everyone! Delighted to see you here. Thanks for joining us today. - Will Wright // will@aialosangeles.org
Lalida Nakatani AIA
51:30
Santa Monica, CA
FAROOQ AMEEN
51:51
Farooq Ameen, Los Angeles
Aaron Deacon - KC Digital Drive
52:06
Kansas City
Will Wright
52:19
Annual Sponsorship Opportunity:https://www.aialosangeles.org/product/annual-sponsorship-2021/
Scott Fike | LG - Texas
52:39
Scott Fike | LG - Fort Worth, TX
Will Wright
52:44
FYI, here’s the link to today’s program = https://drive.google.com/file/d/15I3Ydl74uGv9Q5OEFHtR3cTesxKLO1mp/view
Douglas Smith
52:52
San Francisco
Martha Welborne - HR&A
53:17
Los Angeles
Lalida Nakatani AIA
54:34
Wow! LG control by Wifi no wire needed!
Will Wright
01:24:28
We have a bout 15 minutes for Q&A with the audience. Please let us know if you have any questions/ comments/ observations.
Karen Feinberg
01:30:14
related to what Benson is discussing now, powerful documentary from HBO called San francisco 2.0...
Will Wright
01:32:22
Great comment from Lalida Nakatani, AIA = “Clients are only focus on technology that make money. Now I will have talking points for clients to think about for cities as a whole.
Anne Zimmerman
01:32:55
Building fire alarm systems are sole source and can be a nightmare at times.
Anne Zimmerman
01:33:31
And of course all this stuff is sole source right now. . .
Lalida Nakatani AIA
01:40:38
There are companies that if you buy one product (shoes) they give one to people in need. We can suggest from your example that in order to create equity, they can provide one kiosk in needed area for every location they want
Steve Tanner
01:40:41
Good morning from Pico/Robertson! Steve Tanner, Membership Director for AIALA.
Will Wright
01:43:06
Here’s some resource material from Nerissa Moray, from Sidewalk Labs = (attached file)
Will Wright
01:43:38
Today’s program = https://drive.google.com/file/d/15I3Ydl74uGv9Q5OEFHtR3cTesxKLO1mp/view
Ian McIlvaine
01:48:03
what is a “digital twin”?
Casey Mahon - Willow
01:49:40
@ian here's a quick clip about how we define a digital twin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFZHob0T5U8
Will Wright
01:49:57
Thanks, Casey.
Ian McIlvaine
01:58:24
What is a “foundational” city?
Karen Feinberg
02:06:29
a couple days back, I engaged in a seminar dedicated to medical tech innovation-- they mentioned that an iPhone 6 can disrupt a pacemaker.... so its an important stakeholder group to engage-- that is, ie those involved with medical tech with smart cities stakeholders.. that is just one example of different stakeholders that need to be considered...
roberto calderon
02:08:29
thought: may be valuable to offer post occupancy reviews as a basic service rather than as an additional service
roberto calderon
02:08:49
on paper everything works...
Jeff SooHoo
02:09:22
If architect’s role shifts from intent to post-occupancy, doesn’t that mean the role of architect needs to integrated into a company that is vertically integrated?
Adam Siwek (Orange Coast College)
02:09:24
I have take off to class. will you be posting the recording so I can finish watching it.
Jeff SooHoo
02:11:06
Yes, the architect practice needs to evolve
Jeff SooHoo
02:11:47
Randy Deutch talked about this in his book on Super Users
Casey Mahon - Willow
02:12:59
absolutely Randy's book is fantastic another great one is Architecture 3.0 by Cliff Moser
Ian McIlvaine
02:15:52
Has anyone used cove.tool? And how does it compare to Sidewalk? https://www.cove.tools
Jeff SooHoo
02:16:01
On Nerissa, point is there a base foundation we need to strive for ( Data infrastructure standards) , we should plan for in smart buildings? ( Just like we can figure out on how we can figure MEP loads)
Casey Mahon - Willow
02:21:38
@jeff yes there are a lot of initiatives out there, Willow participates in a number of consortiums including the Digital Twin Consortium https://www.digitaltwinconsortium.org/ and have open sourced our data ontology for defining a Digital Twin https://github.com/WillowInc/opendigitaltwins-building
Will Wright
02:22:29
We have about 15 minutes until the next panel. Please let us know if you have any questions/ comments/ observations to share.
roberto calderon
02:36:54
we absolutely should
roberto calderon
02:37:02
we can't fire and forget
roberto calderon
02:37:15
our work is so impactful
Anne Zimmerman
02:38:45
But maintenance is key to outcomes. KEY.
Allan Co, Breaking Ground (he/him/they/them)
02:39:54
from the owner's side - bc a lot of our projects are publically funded, there are outcome requirements that are tested by monitoring; if the building doesn't meet design parameters, its on our architects, as point, to address design shortcomings/unforeseen challenges
Casey Mahon - Willow
02:40:11
absolutely @anne buildings outlast the architect and construction phase by far
Casey Mahon - Willow
02:42:13
@allan what exactly do the architects have to do in response to outcomes being unmet in a building that is in it's operations state
roberto calderon
02:46:09
let's not forget that we're on the hook (statute of limitations) for 10 years...so theoretically we can implement "check-ins" to ensure building owners are sticking to the plan...thoughts?
Allan Co, Breaking Ground (he/him/they/them)
02:47:14
@casey: right now it's a lot of coordination, design review and system troubleshooting; in some cases findings mean small adjustments, but in other cases we've had to go through redesign of systems. so for example, our architect is coordinating with the mechanical engineer to understand why performance isn't meeting design intent, and how, now that they building is complete, that can be addressed
Casey Mahon - Willow
02:47:58
so they are ripping out installed equipment and replacing it with redesigned systems?
Allan Co, Breaking Ground (he/him/they/them)
02:48:54
that's yet to be determined...but likely more like system modifications with additional components
Allan Co, Breaking Ground (he/him/they/them)
02:49:33
sorry - it's more likely that systems will be modified with additional components
roberto calderon
02:59:47
wow...that's pretty cool! great idea!
roberto calderon
03:01:34
i can see this being very useful if implemented into post occ reviews
Will Wright
03:01:54
https://www.archpaper.com/2021/02/op-ed-tackling-bidens-climate-change-challenge-artificial-and-human-intelligence/?trk_msg=II4LHKBDAIV4T9RUI1D36LKC84&trk_contact=UOQONV7NI9OOLBMG1KQ6DR6JVS&trk_sid=FAR9MQHCBK5DH5017QJSTSU6S4&utm_source=listrak&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Op-ed%3a+Tackling+Biden%e2%80%99s+climate+challenge+with+artificial+(and+human)+intelligence&utm_campaign=Late+Edition%3a+Smart+cities+might+come+to+Nevada%2c+OMA+will+master+plan+a+science+and+technology+%e2%80%9cFutu
roberto calderon
03:01:55
or even to pre-design
Todd Voshell
03:02:00
I really like the idea of using "envisioning" as a method of testing an idea in the urban setting! It helps open the issue or idea to multiple fronts where..... the result would often be something not even forseen - almost like hindsight. - in a way.
Jessy Escobedo (she/her), Magic Leap
03:03:49
This is really great feedback! Thanks Roberto and Todd :)
Ian McIlvaine
03:05:51
Why do we need this?
Yufan Xie
03:07:34
augmented space is both private and public, How do we block ads?
Todd Voshell
03:09:18
I would say we need this as a tool to help a designer/Architect make decisions that are closer to or more in line with public opinion - I was really intrigued with "toilet in a square slide" and using that image as my example.
GregStruna
03:11:51
I don't dabble very much in AR because I haven't found a decent device to display it in 3d? 52 degrees field of view on HoloLens isn't very compelling. AR on a 2d screen is not very useful to me as an Architect and even less value to a client. Any upcoming 3d AR Tech devices I'm not aware of?
Karen Feinberg
03:12:02
if I understood correctly, a couch one sits on could collect data... that feels scary... can you explain how that could be beneficial? where would that data go?
Jordano Hernandez
03:12:57
@karen I am curious about this as well. How does all the data being collected become consolidated and available to designers working toward a common goal of Smart Cities.
Todd Voshell
03:13:23
Jordan...… great question.
Ian McIlvaine
03:13:48
As a designer, why do I care what Karen’s couch thinks about how much time she spends on her couch?
Karen Feinberg
03:13:51
freaks me out.. also posed another set of issues earlier: a couple days back, I engaged in a seminar dedicated to medical tech innovation-- they mentioned that an iPhone 6 can disrupt a pacemaker.... so its an important stakeholder group to engage-- that is, ie those involved with medical tech with smart cities stakeholders.. that is just one example of different stakeholders that need to be considered...
Karen Feinberg
03:14:43
I am thinking around kind of Stassi culture in East Germany..
Ian McIlvaine
03:21:57
Gary Shtenygart’s “Super Sad True Love Story”
Casey Mahon - Willow
03:22:32
100% there Alessio, the amount of requests we get for AR/VR capability to overlay digital data in real space is immense
Casey Mahon - Willow
03:24:02
whats unclear is what the value prop of doing that is, that's where the work you are all doing and the work we are doing merge to define value it shouldn't just be representation of data in space but insights about the space or the data that couldn't be gleaned from either system individually
Anne Zimmerman
03:24:36
@Karen Frankly this stuff creates so many bad scenarios in my brain. The benefits are obvious. But I don’t think we have anywhere close to having a handle on our technology. Not a Luddite.
Crystal Carbajal Castillo
03:27:07
I am first year architecture student. I wonder what would you recommend students to read, watch, or do as future architects wanting to make less impact on the environment? Thank you
roberto calderon
03:27:11
this is just another transition/growth opportunity for us just as when we went from pencil drafting to cad and then to modeling
Yufan Xie
03:28:05
would you predict the future role of architect as a spatial interface designer? Which will reach out into interactive media and intersect with all industries?
Will Wright
03:28:18
FYI, our next panel will begin at 11:20am
Yufan Xie
03:31:16
How would you value the augmented reality in the fabrication/construction phase?(like Fologram doing digital fabrication in hololens
Will Wright
03:33:45
AIA LA presents...."The Future of Remote Working" = https://www.aialosangeles.org/event/future-of-remote-working/
Will Wright
03:37:24
https://kinder.rice.edu/research/bottom-infrastructure-strategy-american-renewal?mc_cid=195cde9c44&mc_eid=9a0e0034c9
Casey Mahon - Willow
03:38:35
how do you see the impacts of cloud based rendering addressing the viewer capacity for rendering meshes?
Yolanda Lettieri-YSL Architecture
03:39:11
Thought-provoking topic!
Anne Zimmerman
03:40:14
Feds should focus on privacy protections and fiber to serve the ENTIRE country.
Alessio Grancini
03:40:52
Feel free to reach out, thanks for the great opportunity and the interesting questions
Alessio Grancini
03:41:21
In the file the speaker’s social media and contacts
Will Wright
03:49:28
Lucia Tahanhttps://archinect.com/features/article/150248539/the-potential-of-augmented-reality-from-the-perspective-of-an-architect-turned-ar-vr-specialist-at-facebook-reality-labsJessy Escobedohttps://archinect.com/features/article/150248631/how-jessy-escobedo-is-changing-the-approach-to-designing-environments-with-new-tools-and-principlesAlessio Grancinihttps://archinect.com/features/article/150247812/designers-in-tech-how-architecture-is-unlocking-the-potential-of-new-emerging-technologies
Mark Di Cecco
03:58:09
Cory you bring up an interesting point. How do you bridge the divide of data providing evidence that goes against anecdotal ideas of the common good.
Ian McIlvaine
04:15:06
We could learn a lot from the MPESA system in Kenya that allowed the most basic cell phone to send payments to any other user. Kenya has a very vibrant “smart” technology development culture that is based on the technology that is available to just about everyone. https://www.safaricom.co.ke/personal/m-pesa
Victor Nahmias
04:19:18
Cory made a good point. How do we prepare for unintended consequences of smart cities?
roberto calderon
04:21:36
if they tried that study in L.A. we'd be screwed...
Cory Brugger | HKS
04:28:57
We would like to open the panel to the audience. Please place your questions and comments here in the chat.
Will Wright
04:30:53
Please let us know if you have any questions/ comments/ observations to share.
roberto calderon
04:39:39
it's perplexing how many big decisions are made without an architect's voice at the table...at minimum one architect should be included/consulted when it comes to these issues. case in point, the first speaker's comment this morning mentioning that he hadn't spoken to architects before
roberto calderon
04:41:08
agreed
Lalida Nakatani AIA
04:42:26
Thank you all the speakers for your time.
Ashley Z. Hand, AIA
04:42:40
Thank you for the fun conversation!
Aaron Deacon - KC Digital Drive
04:43:02
Thank you!
Jeff SooHoo
04:43:12
This has been a great conversation, and I agree that architects/design prof need to be at the table and to be design advocates
roberto calderon
04:43:56
everything we do is impactful...even net zero
roberto calderon
04:44:12
this was a fantastic conference. thx!
Jeff SooHoo
04:44:45
Will conference be on YouTube? Will links be sent?
Anne Zimmerman
04:45:00
thank you! lots of food for thought and excellent speakers overall
Cynthia Phakos
04:45:06
Thank you all - I really enjoyed and it has opened my mind to the future.
Mark Di Cecco
04:45:21
Thank you!
Lucia Tahan | Facebook Reality Labs
04:45:28
Thank you!