LOD (Level of Detail)


Revit Family Creation in BIM

In the industry, BIM is to CAD as Revit is to AutoCAD. It is usually understood, rather misunderstood by many that BIM is nothing but a piece of software and that Revit is BIM. But ...


The role of a Model Progression System in BIM Processes

A blog post discussing the Model Progression System and its role in dealing with BIM in construction industry.


BIM and the Quantity Surveyor

There is clear evidence that both design professionals and clients usually do not engage with the quantity surveyor as part of the building information modeling (BIM) process, instead preferring to leave the QS to prepare ...


BIM Requirements for LOD 400 and LOD 500

The level of Development characterizes the level of fulfillment of which model components or elements are produced. The LOD phrasing is gotten from the American Institute of Architects Document E203-2012, Building Information Modeling Protocol Exhibit.

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What is the LOD of a BIM model?

What is LOD, what is graphical information and non graphical informatio. Comparative between PAS 1192-2, AIA G202-2013, BIM Forum and Caderno BIM SC


Enabling Tools - Periodic Table of BIM

The ENABLING TOOLS are responsible for bringing your Building Information Modelling deliverables to life. They’ll help build up a range of graphical, non-graphical and associated project documentation throughout the lifespan of your project in sufficient ...


Development of a Whole Lifecycle Information Flow Approach Enabled by BIM Modeling Protocols and Technologies

5th Qatar BIM User Day, Development of a whole lifecycle information flow approach enabled by BIM modeling protocols and technologies by Dr. Racha Chahrour, HOCHTIEF ViCon Qatar and Prof. Nashwan Dawood, Teesside.

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Why Do Specifiers Ignore Your BIM Content?

When it comes to manufacturer BIM content nothing is set in stone. Some specifiers will use your objects, others won't sway from generic content. So what should manufacturers do about it?