Crunch Time: Daniel Yang

Credit: Daniel Yang/Fat Sumo
Credit: Daniel Yang/Fat Sumo

The #GlobalBIMCrew are known for being an incredibly lively, sociable and helpful group of people who love to discuss their experiences within the Building Information Modelling sector whilst attending a plethora of nationwide BIM events. How would you like to get to know even more about your fellow BIM enthusiasts and experts? Crunch Time will let you learn more about your fellow industry members professionally, as well we as personally when they answer fun questions against the clock.

Daniel Yang, Founder of Hong Kong-based architecture studio, Fat Sumo is the latest interviewee. Fat Sumo carry out BIM consultancy and training, architectural animation and CGI, three services that combine to create a “triple threat” offering as described by BIMcrunch Editor Jack White.

In the interview, Danny talks about his origins in the construction sector, getting his start in Plymouth, UK at Stride Treglown. He then moved to Hong Kong with no job prospects lined-up yet he found his feet and began working for WCWP and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Now with offices in China, Hong Kong and the UK, Fat Sumo are working with the University of Cairo in Egypt offering BIM training to students and are working with the Hong Kong Design Institute on a Certified BIM Diploma. Yang discusses all of those topics plus Fat Sumo’s involvement with Hong Kong Government to work on a national set of BIM standards.

Listen to the five-part interview below to learn more about Danny professionally and personally.

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