AIA and Anguleris join forces to improve research and selection of construction products
WASHINGTON, September 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Anguleris Partner to Elevate and Improve Relationships Between Architects and Building Product Manufacturers (BPM).
Aligning with AIA’s commitment to sustainability in the built environment and the use of healthy building materials in these buildings, Anguleris creates technologies that streamline the research and selection of building products for architects. . Anguleris’ portfolio includes globally recognized platforms examining BIM, specs and samples, all of which enable manufacturers to advance the development of an informed product selection strategy.
“As the architectural profession increasingly engages in sustainability and health as key drivers of design and construction, materials and materials science are becoming increasingly essential for achieving effective results ”, said AIA EVP / Chief Executive Officer Robert ivy, FAIA. “The depth, quality and distribution of information resources to help educate architects are not consistent across the building products industry. Our work with Anguleris will change that. “
“Construction products are evolving at a rate never seen before,” said CEO of Anguleris Benjamin glunz, Assoc. AIA. “Our team is honored to help AIA improve the relationship between architects and manufacturers of building products in the pursuit of a great built environment.”
The partnership with Anguleris, the creators of BIMsmith® and Swatchbox®, will support BPMs in their efforts to meet the goals of AIA’s upcoming Informed Product Selection Challenge. The challenge aims to help GPOs advance the development and delivery of data, information and knowledge about their products. More information on the Informed Product Selection Challenge will be available in Q4 2021.
Anguleris is a world leader in construction technologies. Founded, owned and operated by architects, Anguleris helps construction product manufacturers and building professionals work together seamlessly. From its flagship product research platform BIMsmith® to its main Swatchbox material sample platform®, Anguleris facilitates the meaningful exchange of value between manufacturers and the AEC community. Learn more about www.anguleris.com.
Founded in 1857, AIA constantly strives to create more valuable, healthy, safe and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods and communities. Through more than 200 international, state and local sections, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public well-being.
The AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and businesses, as well as to engage civic and government leaders and the public in finding solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, our community. nation and the world. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards.
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SOURCE American Institute of Architects