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A Comparison of Construction Classification Systems

A Comparison of Construction Classification Systems Used for Classifying Building Product Models


Synchronised Specifications - Part 2

Integrating the specifications with a building information model fulfils one of the great promises of BIM; to be able to use a single point of reference to facilitate and coordinate complimentary processes. However it also ...

A building information model can be linked to external databases, such as specifications. One can activate the spec through the model element (for example by double-clicking a window assembly) which can be reviewed and even redlined from within the BIM authoring software.

Synchronised Specifications - Part 1

Parametric objects are the building blocks of a building information model. Although historically the term ‘parametric’ referred to the definition of geometry (form) by controlled values,