What are BIM objects?

Lets Build

What are BIM objects and how can you benefit in construction management? BIM or Building Information Modeling is the future of construction. BIM aims to make information accessible, instantly, across the board to. Construction management 4D BIM 5D BIM BIM BIM models BIM objects

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A Guide to BIM

Surveyor

If you work in construction, you can’t escape the buzz around business information modeling (BIM) , the 3D modeling method used to communicate information throughout the design, build and lifecycle of a project. What Is BIM? BIM lets your whole team work off the same models.

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Essential BIM Terminology

Surveyor

Often just considered 3D design, building information modeling (BIM) also acts as a collaborative work platform. Viewpoint’s software integrates with BIM to enhance collaboration. To harness BIM to its fullest potential, it’s important to know what each party is taking about.

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A Guide to BIM

Surveyor

What Is BIM

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BIM implementation and management: Changing construction from the bottom up

Lets Build

Construction management BIM BIM coordinator BIM implementation BIM manager BIM objects real-time BIMConstruction is an industry that still runs on tradition and relies heavily on pen and paper for many of the processes on the site and the office.

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4D BIM: Five ways it can transform your project

Lets Build

4D BIM (construction sequencing): Diving into detail A while ago, we talked in detail about the significant benefits of 5D BIM for the construction industry. Today, it is time to dig deeper into how 4D BIM can revolutionise the building process.

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Implementing Lean to Improve BIM Processes

Lean Construction

Even in low-level BIM maturity projects building developers are demanding BIM in the design and construction phase. Virtual construction is becoming an essential part of any construction projects.

Good BIM or BAD BIM?

Collaborative Construction

Building information models (BIM) provide built industry professionals with an array of tools, views and processes that support efficient delivery of (BIM)X enabled facilities and infrastructure. Good BIM, which supports such delivery, occurs with an unfortunate rarity.

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How 4D scheduling creates synergies between BIM and Lean

Lean Construction

There are numerous examples of this when it comes to Lean Construction and BIM, where new BIM tools require new processes that very often encompass several lean principles With new tools come new methods.

How BIM is empowering safety on site

Lets Build

In most cases, the discussion around Building Information Modeling (BIM) tends to focus on the potential efficiency and financial benefits that it may entail for the construction industry. Nevertheless, BIM can significantly contribute to the prevention of severe accidents on site, as well.

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BIM software guide: 3D is nice but data is what you need

Lets Build

What is BIM software? Construction software 3D modeling BIM BIM software Building information modelingThat’s a question that lately is attracting more and more attention to the construction industry. Interestingly enough, there are many different answers to it, as well.

GenieBelt in BIM World Munich: Our impressions!

Lets Build

BIM World Munich took place last week (26-27 November), and GenieBelt was very proud to be an active part of it. The event was held in ICM Munich and attracted a lot of attention from the BIM community. GenieBelt news BIM geniebelt geniebelt news

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BIM Helps with Construction Management

Construction Equipment

Building information modeling (BIM) has made design, construction, and project management easier and more convenient to manage, Geospatial World reports.

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BIM London: A glimpse of BIM discussions across the pond

BD+C

The Digital World: BIM event was held in central London in late September 2019. Organized by BSI Group , the British Standards Institute, this one-day conference welcomed over 100 attendees and speakers from a broad variety of fields and constituencies who spoke on an array of BIM topics.

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How can we increase construction efficiency with BIM and data-driven design ?

Lets Build

Guest posts BIM BIM specialist designThe construction industry is facing a lot of challenges, as building projects are growing in size and complexity. At the same time, emerging innovations and advancements in technology are disrupting the industry.

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BIM in Real Time: GenieBelt and Synchro join forces

Lets Build

GenieBelt and Synchro Software, join forces in order to bring real time BIM in construction. Geniebelt News 4D BIM geniebelt geniebelt news real-time BIM synchro software

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LeanBIM: Unleash BIM Possibilities and Make Lean Construction Even Leaner

Lean Construction

This value can be maximized by implementing BIM alongside with Lean Construction. Lean provides the framework for understanding waste, while BIM enables the project team from different disciplines to work together in order to achieve the lean ideal of removing it

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ISO publishes first international BIM standards

Construction Dive

The guidance will provide the necessary framework to help designers and contractors from different countries collaborate more efficiently on all phases of construction projects and will encourage BIM's wider use

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How BIM can become the most powerful ally for MEP contractors?

Lets Build

Those following our blog surely have to be convinced by now that the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the construction industry has grown significantly in recent years. For those joining us here for the first time, perhaps it’s good to start with a usable definition of BIM.

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5D BIM: How It Will Help the Construction Industry

Lets Build

Earlier this year we explored BIM, Building Information Modeling, and explained why it is the future of construction. BIM is currently broken down into three levels but can more levels be added? Construction Software 5D BIM construction construction software technology

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Top Ten Synergies between Lean Construction and BIM

Lean Construction

Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) are important transformation drivers for the construction industry. Recent research shows that there are considerable synergies between the two.

Essential BIM Terminology

Surveyor

Often just considered 3D design, building information modeling (BIM) also acts as a collaborative work platform

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Advances in BIM to FM

Collaborative Construction

I wrote a series of articles for AUGI Magazine in 2011 and 2012 that delved deeply into the topic carrying BIM through to the facilities management. The article excerpted and linked below indicates main stream advocates of BIM in the UK understand the urgency of the issue.

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Why It’s Time for Contractors to Adopt Collaborative BIM

Surveyor

Building Information Modeling (BIM) isn’t a new concept in construction. Despite its benefits, however, BIM adoption isn’t as widespread in construction as some might think, according to recent industry findings. BIM Could Soon Be Necessary. Numerous Benefits of BIM.

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Navigate BIM Data for FREE

Job Order Contracting

Query and navigate BIM data! . BIM button” is a very powerful tool that allows you to visually browse your BIM model or to query the data it contains. Furthermore the BIM button enables you to manage multiple BIM federated models. .

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Overview of BIM 360 Design

BIM & Beam

BIM 360 Design is Autodesk’s cloud worksharing, design collaboration, and data management product for improved project delivery. Learn more: The post Overview of BIM 360 Design appeared first on BIM and Beam.

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Mechanical, HVAC subcontractors enthusiastic but challenged adopters of BIM

Construction Dive

While specialty contractors are sophisticated users of BIM software, their ability to fully leverage modeling technology is hampered by the need for training and skilled manpower among other issues, a Dodge study found

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How to use BIM to drive productivity and profitability in construction projects?

Lets Build

The rapid adoption of BIM in the construction industry comes as no. Construction software 4D BIM 5D BIM BIM Building information modelingAccording to a Zion Market Research report, the market for Building Information Modeling was around USD 3.52

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BIM: Sharing is caring

BD+C

For more than a decade Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been increasing its market share as the primary documentation tool for the architectural practice. BIM promises a more collaborative and integrated design and (hopefully) construction process.

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Making the Move to BIM

Contractor Magazine

How BIM Consultants Can Help You Win More Work, Increase Profits, and Minimize Risk

Procore launches BIM solution

Construction Dive

Users will be able to access 3D models on their iPhones and iPads

Stay HOME – Learn BIM: Days 1 and 2

DebunkTheBIM

BIM is. So, being a believer of the concept, that learning even a little bit of BIM can do good for anyone working in construction, I’m going to write a bit every day on the topic, at least while this lock-down is on and am capable of writing/posting.

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LEAN, BIM, and Measurably Improving Facilities Life-Cycle Management

Job Order Contracting

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the efficient management of the life-cycle of the built environment supported by digital technology. It’s important to not that “3D” or “3D visualization” is not include in this core definition of BIM.

Is a BIM Mandate Coming to the US?

Surveyor

As we discussed in a recent blog post , the JBKnowledge 2017 Construction Technology report found that building information modeling (BIM) adoption in the United States has been fairly slow, with only 27 percent of construction companies having a BIM department. BIM Adoption Abroad.

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BIM Evolution

Building Information Management

BIM, combined and Cloud Computing are game changers. The efficient use of this BIG DATA is enabled by the BIM, Cloud Computing, and Integrated Project Delivery methods. An the unfortunate marketing spotlight upon the technology of 3D visualization vs. BIM.

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What is BIM?

Building Information Management

If you can’t see the whole picture… you can’t appreciate BIM. Hard to believe…perhaps to some… but many /most of us in the Architecture, Construction, Owners, Operations sector still don’t know how to define BIM.

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Stay Home: Learn BIM; week 2

DebunkTheBIM

Let’s get one thing out of the way first: I don’t think BIM is the ‘thing’ that will be the savor of the post-pandemic AEC industry. I don’t think BIM (as in a ‘way of managing info in AEC projects’) is in that great a shape all together, period.

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Bullied by BIM? Fight back! Go paperfree!

DebunkTheBIM

Despite BIM having been around for 3+ decades, it is by no means embraced by the global AEC. Most of the industry is uneasy about the BIM thing, yet there is rarely meaningful discussion about it. Ditch the paper in your work no matter if you are pro-or-against BIM.

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Stay HOME – Learn BIM: Day 3

DebunkTheBIM

Also a bit low-key for a ‘BIM expert’. The day-counting in the title is per NZ lockdown. And it is weekend here, so not a lot of work from home probably going on. I know, that my focus on the elimination ‘the paper’ from construction can seem a bit over the top and pointless.

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New BIM Update

Job Order Contracting

New Features, New Software Update, New BIM Software Guide! The post New BIM Update appeared first on 4BT