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Kenton Grant

Olson Kundig

Director of Technology


Kenton Grant joined Olson Kundig as Director of Technology in 2023. In this role he oversees design and information technology across the firm’s offices. Working with owners, principals, and other firm leaders, he develops and implements strategic technology plans to drive innovation, digital exploration, and experimentation in support of Olson Kundig’s design practice. Kenton has a unique background with 20 years of experience working with several architecture and engineering firms across diverse segments of the AEC industry, including a Fortune 500 defense contractor. Throughout his career, he has focused on identifying and improving best practices and workflows through persistence, communication with team members and strategic communication planning. A passionate problem-solver and collaborator, he enjoys working with stakeholders to understand, identify and develop design technology solutions that support innovation and digital exploration. Kenton’s broad experienceacross the industry allows him to blend design planning with technology capabilities, leveraging the skills of team members and elevating project outcomes.

 What to expect during the event

In this session, I will share insights into how and why Design Technology & BIM should be considered for early engagement and proactive project planning. We will examine the different stages of engagement, identify stakeholders to collaborate with, and discuss messaging related to DT & BIM involvement. Lastly, we will discuss how you can leverage team members outside of BIM to elevate and support your projects and the managing expectations of day-to-day BIM responsibilities. 1. Stakeholder engagement to support early DT involvement. 2. Creating a BIM checklist for your project planning experience. 3. Managing expectations of Design vs BIM staff. 4.Elevate and support your subject matter experts

Project Planning through the lens of Design Technology

  • 07 Sept, 09:00 – 18:00 IST
    Dublin 4, Anglesea Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 AK83, Ireland
    Live @ RDS Dublin, Ireland + Virtual. Meet and share knowledge with the BIM Heroes of the AEC Industry. A celebration of excellence and digital innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction.
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