Purvi Gandhi Irwin

Purvi is the Practice Manager for Architecture, where she supports the integration of software and technology in the building trades. Previously, she was a preservation project architect, where she specialized in using innovative technology to facilitate the documentation and rehabilitation of institutional buildings. Purvi has 15 years of experience in the architecture industry and 10+ years of Revit experience working with existing buildings (most of them also historic), and she has used Revit from conceptual design, through construction administration and project close-out. She has a Bachelors of Architecture from The Cooper Union and a MS in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania. Purvi is currently the Chair of the Parker Gray Historic District Board of Architectural Review in Alexandria, VA, and a member of the Association for Preservation Technology International Technical Committee on Documentation.

Revit Schedule Series – Part 1 – Overview of Schedule Types

Did you miss my presentation at BILTna in St. Louis this past August? Well, have no fear! In this 10-part blog series I will recap that presentation, adding in some additional information that I’ve learned since then. Glad to have you here! I LOVE SCHEDULES!! I love collecting data together, sorting it, filtering it, and …

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Model Manager Series Part 6: Model Coordination Tasks

Because the Model Manager is the central repository of the critical information regarding the Revit models, it makes sense that this person would also coordinate coordination, both internally and with outside consultants. In this post, we will talk about those tasks and key things to include. Internal BIM Meetings At the first Internal Team Meeting …

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Model Manager Series Part 5: Model Maintenance – As Required Tasks

The previous post in the series (Part 4), talks about the Model Manager’s weekly maintenance tasks. This post will explain other maintenance tasks that usually happen less frequently but are still important. I would recommend doing these tasks weekly if you can, but if not, at least monthly. Remove unnecessary links Frequency: As needed Time …

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