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Brey Tucker

Brey Tucker

Vancouver, BC, CA

 

About 

Aubrey Tucker is the Director of Innovation and Technology for ETRO Construction, where he offers a focused and thoughtful approach to innovative research, implementation and application of technology across businesses to create efficiencies and amplify the power of ETRO’s people. He is an Enabler, Technologist, International BIM Speaker, University Lecturer and Revit Expert with an extensive career with skyscrapers, hospitals, schools, airports and technology.

Aubrey's professional experience spans from the architecture industry to engineering and now construction. Deep technical understanding in document delivery with BIM tools along data structuring for HR, CRM, ERP and talent mapping.

He has experience coordinating large BIM projects; some examples are higher education (1 Million+ sq. ft), science and technology (clean room and medical equipment heavy projects), skyscrapers (six, one residential tower in Calgary, one residential tower near Vancouver, one mixed use tower in Edmonton, two Houston renovations and one 400M in Saudi Arabia) and Medical (1 Million+ sq. ft.). He has extensive experience in coordinating teams across multiple software platforms on a single project while keeping work "smart" between offices/groups/teams.

Aubrey's interests are in great Design, Art, Parametric Modeling, Computational Design, Rapid Prototyping, Digital Fabrication, Virtual Reality/Full Immersion hardware & software, 4D - 5D construction modeling/accountability and all the technology required to process these concepts.

Aubrey's overarching goal is to utilize the latest in hardware, software and digital paradigms to create smart work within the built environment.

Specialties: Airtable, GSuite, Revit, Rhino, Revizto, Matterport, Adobe Products, Extensive experience in BIM Coordination within Architecture Industry. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

ETRO Construction Limited, Burnaby, BC, CA, Director, Innovation + Technology

Leading ETRO Construction’s strategy and implementation for new technology and innovation, this Director role heads up the integration of technology across the business. From research of new tools to improve efficiency to working with academic institutions to dig deep into the industry, connecting the company to the startup & tech community to implementing new and proven technology, this innovation-centric role helps ETRO lead the way as Canada’s most innovative and technologically sophisticated construction company.

Leveraging past experience and expertise in BIM, VR/AR, Computational Design, Reality Capture, Data Visualization and Research, this is an exciting opportunity to apply emerging technology concepts into construction applications.

Mar 2019 - current
 

Brey Tucker Creative, Vancouver, BC, CA, Owner

Creative for contract hire specializing in architecture, design, BIM , digital fabrication, document delivery, research, planning and project coordination. Professional experience with specialty projects involving intense research into complex geometry and execution, artistic expression and unique conditions.

Feb 2012 - current
 

Stantec, Vancouver, BC, CA, Innovative Technology Leader (global), Assocaite

Corporate wide Technology Innovation across all professional service business lines of Stantec. . Leveraging and learning from enterprise relationships and consulting with development companies on new practice augmentation for AEC.

Applying emergent technology concepts to business applications across Stantec's many business lines. Investigating quantum computing with corporate relationships, full scale 3D printed buildings, digital fabrication, computative design, automation, VR, AR, data visualization, along with many other technologies for Stantec's corporate Digital Strategy plan.

In this role I also maintained a role as the Regional BIM Lead for Pacific Northwest Stantec offices for architecture and engineering where I work in BIM Management, Technology workflow analysis, digital production education and Architectural Documentation.

Feb 2015 - Mar 2020
 

Ziegler Cooper Architects, Houston, TX, US, BIM Manager / Architectural Technician

Architecture. Design and Technical coordination, utilizing BIM software in conjunction with creative modeling environments. Assisting in design, document delivery, software usage resource and presentation.

Brey’s project role as Design & Technical Coordinator involves the coordinating of architectural drawings and disciplines, formatting the BIM environment for the project team, providing digital assistance to design concepts and problem solving for building solutions from the conceptual stages of the project through the construction administration phase.

Working in "Work Place" Studio.

May 2013 - Dec 2014
 

Huitt-Zollars, Inc. / Morris Architects, Houston, TX, US, Arch Intern II

Contract for Houston downtown skyscraper. BIM support, design, document delivery and project coordination.

Jul 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Perkins and Will, Houston, TX, US, Arch III

Back in architecture - general architectural position for all things that come up in projects. Architectural production technician, Revit guru and general design application expert. On the road for Project Architect.

Oct 2011 - Jul 2012
 

Equipment Collaborative, BIM Manager, Equipment Planner

Recruited to develop Revit effort for firm. Developed form standards for medical equipment in BIM
projects, Virtual Reality Immersion utilization and web application for medical equipment planning.
Managed BIM content for over 1 million sq. ft. of planned medical equipment.

Feb 2010 - Oct 2011
 

HOK, Architectural Technician, BIM Coordinator

Assisted in design development and construction documents. Member of firm Revit Support and
education group. Managed BIM for high rise, education, clean room labs, commercial and government
projects.

Jul 2007 - Jan 2010
 

Education 

University of Houston, BArch, Architecture

Professional Bachelors of Architecture (5 year program) with studios focusing on home design, master planning, space architecture, renovation and public spaces. 2000+ Hours in Computer Lab, 1000+ Hours in Wood Shop, 500+ Hours in Metal Shop. Elective classes varied from furniture creation and poster illustration to full scale mock-ups for architectural installations utilizing digital fabrication.

Aug 2002 - May 2007
 

Awards 

FKP WOW Award, Other

FKP Internal company award given to those showing exceptional contribution to the company. I was recognized for leading the Sand Castle 2011 team.

"Brey - Thank you for a great job with the sandcastle and leading the effort! WOW!"

I was awarded this on behalf of Cynthia Walston, who is a FKP Principle and senior associate.

2011
 

FKP WOW Award, Other

FKP Internal company award given to those showing exceptional contribution to the company. I was recognized for developing the Revit effort for Equipment Collaborative.

"Brey - Thanks for your leadership in Revit & moving us into the next generation! Enjoy - Lisa Charin"

At the time Lisa Charin was president of Equipment Collaborative.

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills