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6 Ways Outsourcing BIM Services Can Benefit Business Owners

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is increasingly seen as a tool to enhance efficiency and improve profit margins by construction firms. However, one aspect that keeps many business owners from adopting this valuable approach is the ...

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Revit 2018 is boon for Structural Engineers and MEP

Outsourcing Revit BIM projects, to Structural Engineering Firms aids you in cutting down the in-house cost of these upgrades and man-labour that follows. Using Revit for Structural and MEP aspect of building is not an ...

Why BIM Implementation goes wrong

Implementing BIM processes and technologies brings many significant benefits for the construction industry. However as with any new venture it can go wrong, resulting in wasted investment.

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We Don’t Actually Use Construction Drawings...

For as long as I can remember there have been discussions around how the construction industry is different from other manufacturing based industries. Colleagues who have moved into construction from these other industries are amazed ...

Fly Me to the Moon, and Build a City…

The science fiction movies of our youth are becoming a reality today, from driverless cars to augmented reality. Lee Mullin, Construction Technical Specialist at Autodesk explores the effect that new technology is having on the ...

Three phases of Infrastructure Lifecycle Management (ILM)

BIM Integrated Lifecycle Management

As projects are becoming more complex and project management more onerous, there has been an increased demand for more sophisticated and holistic project management solutions. Infrastructure Lifecycle Management (ILM) has emerged as one of these ...

Using BIM to close the performance gap

Over the last 12 months we’ve seen an encouraging shift in the understanding of BIM in the UK. The true value of BIM is becoming clearer, in that the ultimate outcome is not 3D CAD ...

BIM Enabled Collaboration amongst AEC Professionals

AEC Firms aspiring to be a Fortune 500 company should Adopt BIM

The building information modeling market is expected to grow from a market share of $2640.12 million in 2013 to $8646.47 million by 2020 at a CAGR of 16.72%. This market is growing rapidly in many ...

BIM collaboration through a clear defined BEP

Information is Key

The AEC industry is going throughsome major changes, from a paper based process to a collaborative digital approach with building information modeling (BIM). BIM is not just a tool, but a process that supports virtual ...

BIM health check

Implementing BIM (building information modelling) process and technology brings a number of benefits to the construction industry. However, a bad start when venturing into the system due to inefficient deployment may force the company to ...