About DBC

Douglas V. Bowers, AIA, LEED® AP

Doug Bowers combines over 30 years of architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) experience with over 25 years experience in managing and/or consulting in the use of various design software packages.  His unique combination of experience provides him insight into the needs of the various team members involved in the design and construction of a project and the knowledge of how to apply technology to assist them.

Doug’s experience includes working as a Senior Consultant for a nationwide Autodesk Value-Added-Reseller.  In this role, Doug assisted client companies with implementation of Revit® and AutoCAD® Architecture.  He provided custom training for both users and CAD Managers, in addition to standardized training sessions for various levels of difficulty.  Client software version upgrade customizations and training were also an important part of his position.  Doug routinely spoke, and continues to speak, to companies about utilizing BIM software and the impact it would have on their organization.  Doug continues to provide these services, in addition to creating custom Revit content for manufacturers to be utilized by Revit users on projects.

Over 7 years was spent managing design software for a 16-office nationwide architectural firm.  As the Director of CADD Technologies, Doug was responsible for management of regional office CADD Managers, in addition to all customization and implementation of the design software.  He developed standard training for all new CADD users and conducted customized training sessions throughout the offices.

Doug’s 30 years of experience in the AEC industry includes the project types of retail, education, offices, justice/detention, churches, medical, warehouses, and manufacturing.  His project roles during that time include Project Manager, Project Architect, and Design-Build Manager.  While Doug is a licensed Architect, he has also had much opportunity to personally develop design/production drawings for the structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and civil disciplines.  Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in combining architecture/engineering and design software technology to increase the organization’s productivity.

Due to Doug's unique understanding of the various disciplines, he is active in assisting both Architects and Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing design firms.

Credentials:

  • Licensed Architect
  • Architect Member of the American Institute of Architects
  • LEED® Accredited Professional Building Design + Construction
  • Revit® Architecture Certified Professional and Certified Associate
  • Revit® Certified Mechanical Professional
  • Revit® Certified Electrical Professional
  • Revit® Structure Certified Professional
  • AutoCAD® Architecture Certified Professional and Certified Associate
  • AutoCAD® Certified Professional and Certified Associate
  • Autodesk University international conference speaker for multiple years with recognition as a "Top-Rated AU Speaker"
  • BIM Workshops National Speaker
  • AUGI CAD Camp speaker
  • AEC Technical Editor, AU Quarterly Newsletter/Tech Talk
  • Seminar speaker on the “AIA® Document E202 BIM Protocol Exhibit
  • MIAUG CAD Fair Instructor
  • Blog author at http://aectechtalk.wordpress.com
  • Member of Autodesk AEC Blogger Council

 

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