Designing and Building Your Dream Home

encore: Virtual Reality, 3D Modeling and Artificial Intelligence in Residential Architecture

In this program AIA CRAN ® Executive Committee member, John DeForest AIA, walks us through some of the amazing tools available to help architects guide their clients through the design process.

John DeForest received architectural degrees from Yale and Harvard then gained experience working for firms in San Francisco and Seattle and on the East Coast before starting his own practice in 1999. DeForest Architects is recognized for making the design process more engaging and inclusive and has projects in eight states ranging from 15 to 15,000 square feet. John co-founded CORA NW, a peer network and discussion forum for residential architects in the Pacific Northwest then helped launch AIA Seattle’s Small Practice and Residential Committee (SPARC) in 2016. He currently serves on the Executive Committee for CRAN ®, the AIA’s Custom Residential Architect Network.