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BIM - No Shortcuts

There is a growing number of people and resources talking about #BIM. It has been said that BIM changes workflow, requires training, is expensive, complicated and a new software…The bottom line: BIM is a process, ...

Steel and Stone: Autodesk Advance Steel helps structural steel company reduce schedule by 50%

Several years ago, Lawton Welding Co. Ltd., a miscellaneous metals and small structural steel company based in Topsfield, Massachusetts, took on a project detailing and fabricating the steelwork for an old stone church that was ...

What is better MEP BIM services or MEP Design services?

The difference of MEP building services from architectural and structural disciplines is that it is split into a two tier design system.

Understanding the Relationship Between Sustainability and Wellbeing

The importance of sustainability in the construction industry has come of age. What was initially considered by many to be a tick-box exercise has fast become a major design requirement.

The Chrysalis Emerges: Celebrating the Success of a Powerful Collaboration

A dedication ceremony for the Chrysalis — part sculpture, part amphitheater, part park pavilion — tucked in the woods of Columbia, Maryland, allowed the community and project stakeholders alike to fully experience the structure’s scale ...

Integrated Project Delivery for Industrial Manufacturing Facilities

Enabled by collaboration software, IPD is helping industrial manufacturers reduce risk, achieve predictable results, and maximize the effectiveness of capital funding.

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Can BIM show the value of engineering?

Engineers solve problems; they provide solutions that help make the world a better place. Yet all too often that skill is being reduced to a commodity in the global market.