Pipetrades instructor Fred Bretzke and his colleagues believe the future of teaching construction is digital.
Incorporating 3D modeling and AR software into the learning experience enables students to produce to-scale miniature and virtual models of residential and commercial properties before they do the real thing.
With 3D modeling, classes can see how the plumbing for a whole house comes together using G.I. Joe-sized fittings made from the correct materials. Creating an AR holographic overlay using special glasses brings the model to life in an interactive way.