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How Outsourcing Building Information Modeling Cuts Overall Costs for Architectural and Engineering Projects

BIM in the architectural and engineering sector are well known for improving productivity, reducing waste and costs through program efficiencies, decreasing the need for rework through early clash detection, providing coordinated, accurate documents, tracking changes ...

Traditional marketing collateral, such as this model, may be increasingly replaced by VR technology for marketing purposes in the future. (Photo: Wendy Wong)

Developers turn to VR technology to market new properties

With virtual reality (VR) technology, one can walk into a new mall, home or office space that has not been built yet.

Lean is the Right Leg, BIM is the Left

There are numerous examples of this when it comes to Lean Construction and BIM, where new BIM tools require new processes that very often encompass several lean principles.

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How to Eliminate Waste and Increase Profits with “Optimized Construction”

The Optimized Construction Industry Solution Experience from Dassault Systèmes integrates AEC project data, tracks progress, and brings together project teams – including owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, fabricators, and sub-contractors – all on a single, ...

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Benefits of building innovation being lost through miscommunication

The construction industry in Australia could learn a lot from the automotive industry about minimising waste, writes Philip Hopkins.

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Sustainable BIM paves path for green healthcare facilities

A wave of green building design and sustainability has swept across the construction industry, and it is now becoming more aware of the fact that their contribution will prove to be significant in shaping the ...