7059 Blair RD, St. 400
Washington, DC 20012

UCM Design & Build Day



Click this link to watch a recording of the live stream of Design & Build Day at UCM.


CURRENT 2016-2017 AIBD UCM Student Chapter Officers and Advisors


Jane Minihan, Faculty Advisor

Aaron Schroeder, Faculty Advisor

Alix Calon, President

Max Barber, Vice President

Laura Boatwright, Secretary

Adam Palmer, Treasurer

Amber Vonderheide, Historian

2016 Design & Build Day at UCM Recap




David Pillsbury, Past AIBD President

Jae Chang, Kansas University (KU): School of Architecture, Design & Planning
Associate Professor and Assistant Chair for Graduate Studies - Architecture

Chantale Pitts, CadSoft

Haroon Sattar, University of Central Missouri (UCM) : Interior Design
Associate Professor

Alan Abrams, NCBDC President, AIBD

Sherri Weaver, Sherri L. Weaver Design LLC, AIBD
Certified Professional Building Designer CPBD, Certified Aging-in-Place (CAPS), and Certified Green Professional (CGP)

Rachel Pierce, BRR Architecture Inc. – Interior Designer

Steve Mickley, AIBD Executive Director




▹ What’s Out There for You? An exploration of the types of jobs, work responsibilities, and continued education opportunities available to new graduates. – CPBD, Interior Designer, Architect, etc.

▹ Intelligent 3D Modeling A Building Information Modeling (BIM) presentation showing the power of using an intelligent 3D model for design, presentation, estimating, and working drawings. – CadSoft

▹ Revit & SketchUp Demonstrations on the fundamentals of each program, including basic commands and descriptions of tools and toolbars.

▹ Sustainable Design Presentation on the growing focus on sustainability and energy-efficient building solutions that are opening up many exciting career opportunities.

▹ Professional Organizations Industry professionals described the benefits and importance in belonging to professional organizations and shared their experiences related to employment and their careers.

▹ LEED & Becoming Accredited LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design), one of the most popular green building certification programs used worldwide, and the steps to becoming an accredited professional were discussed.

▹ What’s Your Part in Building Codes? A presentation on how young professionals can create code change proposals and participate in international code development through a discussion on cdpACCESS.

▹ Q&A – Lunch Presentations Brief presentations from or on behalf of companies present at the conference and an opportunity for questions and answers with the speakers and company representatives.



▹ American Institute of Building Design – College of Fellows

▹ International Code Council

▹ American Supply Associate

▹ CadSoft

▹ SoftPlan

▹ Wallace Architects

▹ Keesee Associates

▹ BBKern Designs

▹ Abrams Design/Build

▹ Steve Humbert Designs

▹ Huckabee & Associates

▹ Hake Custom Design

▹ KDH Home Design

▹ Energy Innovations by Harry Boody

▹ Wagner Design Services

Space provided by the University of Central Missouri