Pull Planning—Incorporating LEAN Techniques During Construction
LEAN techniques have been used to improve efficiency during the design and construction process, however, the key is to integrate them in a sustainable way. We will present how our team has incorporated Pull Planning to improve efficiency and allocate resources for multiple projects and enabling for a single client in a low tech way. With the flexibility to update tasks as a team, especially when deadlines overlap, this tool as has proven to be a valuable way to improve workflow and build consensus on the team. During this roundtable, we will also be exploring Touchplan – a digital pull planning system that is being used by the construction industry across Boston and beyond.
Candice Barter AIA, EDAC, Steffian Bradley Architects – Candice is an Associate Principal at SBA. With over sixteen years of experience, Candice has a focus on healthcare architecture. She has worked on projects for top-tier clients such as Boston Children’s Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, Yale New Haven Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Lahey Health.
Ashley Jordan, LEED AP, Steffian Bradley Architects - With over twelve years of industry experience in Healthcare, Corporate and Retail Design, Ashley has worked directly with many large clients including; Sentara Healthcare, Boston Children’s Hospital, Shake Shack, California Closet’s and Victoria’s Secret. Ashley is an outgoing, detail-oriented designer who loves all phases of design and construction.
Mirelle Botros, Steffian Bradley Architects – Mirelle has been working as an architectural designer for the past three years focusing in the healthcare and educational spaces. Mirelle has since worked on projects for clients such as Beth Israel Lahey Health, Steward Health Care and Fenway Health Center.
Liz Long, Touchplan – Liz has been leading teams to success for more than a decade. With an avid passion for startups, she’s most recently applied her devotion, creative initiative and expertise in product and design as an original employee and key contributor for MOCA’s software products division, Touchplan. Prior to joining Touchplan, Liz founded the Boston chapter of Girl Develop It and is an alumnus of the Startup Institute.
1.5 LU AIA credits are available.
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