Tag: building information modelling

Apr 17 2007

BIM – realistically, still over the horizon

AECcafe.com has reprinted a couple of interesting articles from AIArchitect by Michael Tardif, both on the subject on Building Information Modelling (BIM): Faith-based BIM (originally published 27 October 2006) BIM 2011: A Five-year Forecast (5 January 2007) BIM “not yet” The first article starts by echoing an argument I made in my book in that, despite …

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Mar 30 2007

Asite BIM

  Software news in the latest issue of UK construction industry magazine, Building, talks about Asite BIM, suggesting that the UK project collaboration vendor is “about to shake up the world of online collaboration again with the launch of an online single building model”. “Users will be able to collaborate on the design of the …

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Mar 29 2007

BIM and ‘lean construction’

Further to Monday’s post on BIM, I see Nigel Davies at EatYourCAD has written about (Mis)understanding BIM. Helpfully, he starts by explaining what BIM is not – in short, BIM is not 3D, or Revit, or a single database or “single building model”, or Project Lifeycle Management, or even Building Information Modelling (instead, Nigel prefers to …

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Mar 26 2007

Use of BIM

In an article, Use of BIM, at AECcafe.com, Susan Smith writes about the difficulty in assessing how widely Building Information Modelling (BIM) is used. She says: “Many vendors would have the public believe that BIM is used in an enormous number of occasions…” but “It is difficult for vendors to qualify where BIM is being …

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