Launch Slideshow

The Program Program

Built on the BIM revolution, Trelligence's Affinity may be the first software of its kind, designed specifically to address the programming stage of planning, designing, and constructing a building.

The Program Program

Built on the BIM revolution, Trelligence's Affinity may be the first software of its kind, designed specifically to address the programming stage of planning, designing, and constructing a building.

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    Trelligence

    Affinity allows users to work in three formats, including a spreadsheet. The software tracks program data across all three simultaneously.

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    Trelligence

    Affinity allows users to work in three formats, including a plan. The software tracks program data across all three simultaneously.

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    Trelligence

    Affinity allows users to work in three formats, including 3-D. The software tracks program data across all three simultaneously.

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    Heidi Glenn

    The team at Trelligence, maker of Affinity software, includes (from left) founder and lead programmer Larry Ciscon; Carole Kernohan, vice president of channels; and Leslie Butterfield, senior vice president of sales and marketing, whose staff works in Ciscon’s air-conditioned garage.

The Reviewers

Name: Jon Jay Ernst
Title: Architect/Designer
Firm: Collaborative Designworks
Age: 40
Duties: Design, marketing, production, billing

Name: Frank Kelly
Title: Senior Vice President, Director of Planning/Programming
Firm: SHW Group
Age: 65
Duties: School facility planning

Name: Andy MacPhillimy
Title: Principal
Firm: Morris Architects
Age: 56
Duties: Director of the education studio

Name: Nicola Springer
Title: Senior Associate
Firm: Kirksey Architecture
Age: 36
Duties: Project architect/designer/manager

Name: Jason St. Julian
Title: Associate
Firm: Kirksey Architecture
Age: 34
Duties: Hospitality project management; consultant and document coordination

Name: Jason Tramonte Jr.
Title: Associate
Firm: Kirksey Architecture
Age: 31
Duties: Project designer


  • John Jay Ernst

    Credit: Heidi Glenn

    John Jay Ernst
  • Nicola Springer

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    Nicola Springer
  • Jason Tramonte Jr.

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    Jason Tramonte Jr.


  • Frank Kelly

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    Frank Kelly
  • Jason St. Julian

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    Jason St. Julian
  • Andy MacPhillimy

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    Andy MacPhillimy