BIM Part Four : Practical Applications

In past articles we have written about Building Information Modeling’s (BIM) effectiveness, ease of construction, and how a project’s owner benefits from its use. In this article, I’d like to show you the various ways in which many of our recent projects have benefited from BIM during preco…

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BIM Part Three : Owner Benefits

Visualization/Rendering The rendering tools integral to the software may also be a useful marketing tool for building owners. Creating good quality renderings for a multitude of unit plans could go a long way in "selling" the space to a perspective buyer. According to Matt Elley with AMLI…

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BIM Part Two : BIM for Ease of Construction

Visual Scheduling Visual scheduling may be useful for presenting the general sequence of building construction to an owner during a preconstruction meeting. In visual scheduling, you assign a model item to a schedule task and create an animation of the construction sequence. Clash Detection For…

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