About Layer

Our story begins at the base of the Nebraska State Capitol. In 2017, our founder, Zach Soflin, AIA, was working at BVH Architecture on the phased interior rehabilitation of Bertram Goodhue’s iconic building. The project scope included a detailed survey of more than 1,300 rooms, 1,200 windows, and 57 data points per room.

The scale of the task was daunting. The project team needed a different approach to collecting and coordinating the vast amount of building data. After considering available options—spreadsheet and camera method, other apps on the market—the team decided to create their own software solution. Zach designed Layer to help the team gather and manage data between the large consultant team and to “layer” that data onto the Revit model.

While Layer began as an in-house solution, the software has since evolved into a multi-platform project management app. Created by architects for the AECO and real estate industries, Layer is an essential tool for projects of all scopes with teams of all sizes—taking team collaboration and project efficiency to a new level.

Layer Leadership Team

Zach Soflin, AIA

Founder

Alex Koehler

Development

Jeffrey Eells

BD

Jessica Wyman

Communications

Michael Calkins

Customer Success

“Best Design Tool”

“Well designed and intuitive”

“Too good not to try”

“Increases project transparency”

“One of the smartest apps”

“Impressive and intuitive”

“All-in-one connection tool”

I/O Startup Competition Winner

Innovation Grant Recipient

LNK Launch Grant Recipient

Startup Competition Winner

Featured on Grow Lincoln

Contact Jessica Wyman for all media inquiries.


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