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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 ...

The Value of BIM 360 for MEP (M&E) Design and Coordination Workflows

MEP (M&E) design and coordination workflows may vary, but the value of BIM 360 is significant for saving time and costs and ensuring efficient and customised workflows.

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.

How Structural Engineering Can Benefit from Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Contributions of BIM towards Structural Engineering. A blog post discussing the areas of structural engineering in which Building Information Modeling can be helpful.

Do Not Share BIM Models

This appears to be the policy of some companies; I don’t understand it because BIM’s foundation is essentially that you can and should share everything. Saying that, I understand that people have differing opinions and ...

The Candy Bar Technique

Everyone agrees to the benefits of BIM and a key element of its success is to bring the models to the field in the hands of superintendents and foremen.

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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BIM Should Not Excuse Lack of Coordination

At best, the way we are implementing building information modelling (BIM) in the UK is becoming Monty Python’s “machine that goes ‘ping’”. At worst, it is a tragedy waiting to happen.

Implementing 4D BIM Construction Management Midway through The Project

You must have heard this often, that 4D BIM construction management is the best when implemented during the construction planning and design phase. However, what if you have not implemented it during this stage? Is ...

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10 Benefits of BIM for Healthcare Facility Development Projects

As with the construction of residential and commercial buildings, infrastructural facilities and civil construction projects, building design for healthcare facilities is critical and complex in nature.