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The Architects Client - BIM and the Construction Industry

We present BIM as a visual tool able to allow greater design understanding and then appear to be frustrated when a client demands change as a result of that better understanding.

The UAE will lead the global digital transformation of the construction industry

Why? Because they travel lightly, not weighed down by baggage of past deeds and professional boundaries that no longer serve the true cause of development.

BIM Track for PMs: Why you need it and how to assess project health

As a project manager (PM), you need an easy way to assign tasks & monitor issue resolution progress within your project at a glance. You need hard data you can drill down into to see ...

How to run a successful BIM coordination meeting

We all know what makes for bad meetings, but what makes for a great one? We’re going to give you BIM One’s tried and tested methods to run productive BIM coordination meetings with BIM Track. ...

BIM Implementation: Best Practices – Part 1

To ensure a successful BIM implementation, formal implementation strategies must be implied and they should be extended beyond rollout schedule and simple training.

How cloud computing supports the sharing of structural expertise

The concept of software as a service boasts a lot of benefits to users, such as ongoing technical support, but can structural engineering SaaS providers go further?

From BIM 3D to 4D: Don’t be a self-proclaimed BIM user

It’s a general knowledge that while working with a general CAD system, the drafter is limited to a vector image.

Model Audits with the help of Dynamo

An important part of our BIM strategy is the validation and auditing of our BIM Geometry models. This has traditionally been a very analogue process of running through company standard compliance checklists and checking the ...

Why We Need a Unified Construction Documentation Approach

Industry is mainly driven by drawings and yet we have failed to make any advancement on how this data is managed, despite the advanced tools and technology such as BIM. One of the risky blocks ...

BIM For Renovation Projects

There is no insurmountable impediment to the application of BIM for renovation projects. However, despite all the benefits it can bring, it must be stressed that BIM for renovation projects necessitates specific procedures that are ...