Architecture: Virtual spaces and the future of collaboration

Tuesday, August 11
8 AM PDT | 11 AM EDT | 4 PM BST

In this presentation, David Basulto, Founder and Director of, will be joined by speakers from KPF, Squint/Opera, and Epic Games to explore the many new ways collaboration is enhanced by the shift to real-time techniques.

Learn how collaboration using real-time tools opens up new creative possibilities that you can start exploring today. We’ll discuss:

- Why we need to re-evaluate meaningful engagement with stakeholders

- How real-time environments enable multiple people to design and explore spaces together virtually

- What kind of impact collaborative virtual experiences will have in the future

David Basulto
Founder and Director,

David Basulto is the Founder and Director of ArchDaily, the world’s most visited architecture website. He is a member of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize International Advisory Council in Chicago, and of the Endeavor Foundation in New York. David currently divides his time between Santiago and Berlin.

Cobus Bothma
Director, KPF

Cobus Bothma has over 25 years’ experience in design within the construction and automotive industry, developing bespoke products for commercial, hospitality, and leisure use. His key skills include the generation of complex architectural 3D geometry, data generation, and visualization.

Jan Bunge
Director, Squint/Opera

Jan Bunge is a trained landscape architect with a background in urban design. At Squint/Opera, he oversees creative excellence and technology. An expert in virtual design and communication tools, Jan has contributed to Propmodo magazine and Voices from McKinsey & Co about the impact of technology on the built environment.

David Weir-McCall
AEC Development Manager, Epic Games

With a background in architecture and technology, David currently spearheads Epic Games’ initiatives in technological innovation with Unreal Engine and AEC partners. David has extensive experience from his work with architectural engineering firms and architectural design consultants, where his primary focus was the adoption of new design tools for architectural workflows and supporting the development of digital technologies within AEC.