Daniel John Stine AIA, IES, CSI, CDT, Well AP


Daniel John Stine AIA, CSI, CDT, is a registered architect with over twenty years of experience in the field of architecture. He is the Director of Design Technology at Lake|Flato Architects.

Dan implemented BIM-based lighting analysis using ElumTools, early energy modeling using Autodesk Insight, virtual reality (VR) using the HTC Vive/Oculus Rift along with Fuzor & Enscape, Augmented Reality (AR) using the Microsoft Hololens, and the Electrical Productivity Pack for Revit (in partnership with CTC Software). Dell, the world-renowned computer company, created a video highlighting his implementation of VR at LHB.

Sharing his passion for architectural visualization, Dan also writes blog posts for Enscape.

Dan has presented internationally on BIM in the USA, Canada, Ireland, Denmark, Scotland, Slovenia, Australia and Singapore; including, Autodesk University, RTC/BILT, Midwest University, AUGI CAD Camp, NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (2018), Lightfair (2018), and AIA-MN Convention (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019). By invitation, he spent a week at Autodesk’s largest R&D facility located in Shanghai, China in 2016.

Committed to furthering the design profession, Dan teaches graduate architecture students at North Dakota State University (NDSU) and has lectured for interior design programs at NDSU, Northern Iowa State, and University of Minnesota, as well as Dunwoody’s new School of Architecture in Minneapolis. Dan previously taught AutoCAD and Revit for twelve years at Lake Superior College.

Dan is a member of Autodesk Expert Elite, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), and Autodesk Developer Network (ADN), and is a Construction Document Technician (issued by CSI). He has presented live webinars for ElumTools, ArchVision, Revizto and NVIDIA.

Dan has also earned his ServSafe® Food Safety Manager certification from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). He has helped coauthor a text and workbook dedicated to helping others learn the essentials of food safety and prepare for certification themselves.

Dan writes about design on his blog, BIM Chapters, and in his textbooks published by SDC Publications.