Building Information Modeling (BIM)

November 7, 2014
3D Beyond Design: Using BIM for Prefabrication to Remove Waste and Save Money premium
Creating better designs is only part of the promise of BIM technology. Many small and medium-size organizations are using 3D design to collaborate with general contractors and construction managers to automate production of their designs and prefabricate building components such as mechanical equipment and curved glass curtain wall systems. While designers of any size are […]
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November 3, 2014
Share your BIM Achievements and Win a Trip to Autodesk University premium
Can’t get budgetary approval to attend Autodesk University this year? Share your BIM stories and go for free! That’s right; Autodesk wants to hear how your agency or organization is pioneering the use of building information modeling. Enter the #DestinationBIM contest for your chance to be one of the four lucky winners who’ll get a […]
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October 30, 2014
Get Your BIM Deployment Workbook premium
So you know that your organization needs to move to Building Information Modeling, but how?  Perhaps you read our posts about BIM 101: An Introduction to Building Information Modeling or the BIM Pilot: Getting Started Guide, and now you are wondering how to put this knowledge into use. The BIM Pilot Deployment Workbook The intent of Autodesk’s BIM Pilot Deployment […]
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October 16, 2014
What’s New in Revit 2015? 8 Tips and Tricks premium
When we last discussed Revit, it was to show how its processes can allow prefabrication of building components, particularly MEP equipment. A new version of Revit brought new tools and features to users when it launched earlier this year, most of which are specifically focused on helping you create better designs that can be sent right to […]
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October 7, 2014
Why BIM is the Right Choice for Airport Infrastructure Design premium
Considered one of the greatest examples of the use of BIM for infrastructure, London’s Gatwick Airport is coming to the end of a $1.2 billion project to modernize its infrastructure. Kick-started by the UK BIM Initiative (which has a goal to reduce the cost of government construction projects by 20% and to reduce the UK’s […]
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August 28, 2014
DOT Fast-Tracks Road Design with a BIM Model premium
Dorado County, CA, contains more than 1,100 miles of road. Nothing unusual about that, but when you consider that these roads stretch from the suburbs of Sacramento to the shores of Lake Tahoe, then you’re dealing with some interesting terrain. It’s the job of the El Dorado County Department of Transportation (EDCDOT) to manage these […]
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June 26, 2014
4 Ways to Gauge if Your Agency’s BIM Projects are Delivering ROI premium
As the GSA and other government agencies pursue BIM to support and even revolutionize project delivery from early planning through design, construction and facility management, how do you know you’re getting your money’s worth? Sure BIM is an investment, but it’s not always easy to calculate the costs and gains for BIM workflows. That’s according […]
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May 22, 2014
CAD News & Tips for Govies 5/22 premium
Read how AutoCAD 2015 really focuses on user comfort. Meet the most compelling new feature of Civil 3D 2015, and more. These and other stories are featured in this week’s CAD News & Tips for Govies –  a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD […]
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May 15, 2014
CAD News & Tips for Govies 5/15 premium
To upgrade now or upgrade later, that is the question! Learn how to save your AutoCAD drawings to the cloud – automatically! These and other stories are featured in this week’s CAD News & Tips for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD […]
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April 30, 2014
CAD News & Tips for Govies 4/30 premium
Green campuses abound thanks for student-developed award-winning green infrastructure designs. What’s the difference between AutoCAD 360 and Autodesk 360? These and other stories are featured in this week’s CAD News & Tips for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, […]
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