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  • AIA Building Information (BIM) Protocol Exhibit

    AIA Building Information (BIM) Protocol Exhibit

    FREE BIM Protocol Exhibit Written by practitioners from across the industry, the new E202–2008 BIM Protocol document is an easy-to-understand document that delivers what the industry needs — a practical tool for using BIM across the project. E202–2008 tackles head-on the following questions: Who is responsible for each element of the model and to what […]

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  • BIM, What is Building Information Modeling?

    BIM, What is Building Information Modeling?

    “BIM” or Building Information Modeling is one of the most misunderstood terms in the architectural industry today. Surveyors and laser scanning service providers often think that simply creating a digital 3D model of a building from the point clouds they capture using the latest 3D laser scanning technology is “BIM” even though that model has […]

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  • Cars are Good, Buildings are Bad — We Need Another National Lab

    Cars are Good, Buildings are Bad — We Need Another National Lab

    The title is not completely correct, cars are not really good, but they are less bad than buildings. We hear constantly: “Cars cause Global Warming” (more accurately contribute to Climate Change). People are purchasing hybrids to do their part to help save the earth and lower our need for fuel. We rarely hear: Buildings are […]

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  • New Online Course from RedVector Details the Basics of BIM

    New Online Course from RedVector Details the Basics of BIM

    Two-hour interactive online offering for design and construction professionals explains Building Information Modeling – how it works, who can benefit, and why it’s important To help architects, engineers, contractors and other design professionals keep up with the rapidly evolving world of virtual modeling technology, RedVector is pleased to release “Building Information Modeling (BIM): An Introduction.” […]

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