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The New Paradigm Poised to Disrupt the AEC Industry: “FUTURE TESTING”

We call “Future Testing” An advanced process in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) allows project stakeholders to anticipate issues and opportunities early, therefore reducing risk, taking advantage of innovative ideas, and gaining an edge on ...

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What Do Architects and Contractors Need To Ask About BIM?

Wayne Taylor, managing director of SpaceZero, explains why it is important for architects and contractors to understand how their project partners use BIM.

DIY VDC: Owning Risk in Coordination to Reduce Liability

It's long been a tenet of mine that 3D modeling in AEC (including BIM, and its cousin, VDC) should be authored by those traditionally responsible for the 2-D documentation it displaces. This is true, in ...

BIM - the Architects' Trojan Horse

"Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

Let BIM help move the debate back to architecture

BIM should just be seen a smarter way of working and a forthcoming free digital toolkit will help everyone move in that direction, says Alistair Kell.