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Investment in “BIM for infrastructure” saves costs at global level

General contractors always see this friction of construction planning for immensely large infrastructure development projects and adhere to agreed cost plans.

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 ...

4D BIM – Ease of work to Contractors or Managers

Nowadays, the benefits that 4D building information modeling give to the general contractors or project managers are really appreciable.

Contractor Interview: Garry Fannon at Willmott Dixon

Major contractor Willmott Dixon (now wholly Level 2 Certified) reveal more about working BIM and their plans for the future.

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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 ...

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How can architects make contractors deliver their vision?

There are many examples of projects began with a great conceptual idea but turned out to be disappointing due to poor detailing. And yet the architect’s ability to detail appears to be at a crossroads ...