Brasfield & Gorrie execs to present at COAA in Nashville, November 19, 2014

BD+C

Bob Watson, Senior Project Manager, and Hal Matern, VP and Division Manager at Brasfield & Gorrie, will be featured speakers and tour leaders at the Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) 2014 Fall Leadership Conference, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Texas Chapter of COAA Winter Workshop in Austin

Collaborative Construction

The Construction Owners Association of America's (COAA) Texas chapter is hosting a Winter Workshop in Austin, Texas. Below is a link to the COAA event. COAA is well respected nationally and represents far more owners nationally than CURT.

Building owners cite BIM/VDC as 'most exciting trend' in facilities management, says Mortenson report

BD+C

Mortenson Construction today released the results of a survey of more than 60 facilities professionals at the Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) 2013 Spring Seminar.

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IPD & BIM Resources

Collaborative Construction

Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! I've gathered an eclectic pile of IPD and BIM related resources over the past few years. Below are links to a few of the materials available on the web readers may find useful. I'll add more from time to time but this is a good place to start for anyone seeking information.

Integrated Project Delivery – IPD, Job Order Contracting – JOC, BIM, and Efficient Project Delivery

Building Information Management

Project delivery methods set the tone and largely dictate the relative success of any facility construction, renovation, repair, or sustainability project. Project delivery methods must therefore be a component of BIM, a fact many/most 3D visualization software vendors appear to have ignored.

Collaborative Breakfast Group Meeting, Thursday, July 31 at 7:00 a.m.

Collaborative Construction

Local members of AIA, CURT, COAA, AGC, ABC, the buildSMARTalliance, the Lean Construction Institute, the local Home Builders Associations and similar organizations should all attend. Click here to visit CCR's Website Collaborative Revolution! CCR and Its Affiliates. Collaborative Construction Resources, LLC. CCR provides consulting to construction industry stakeholders interested in delivering collaborative/integrated construction services efficiently and productively.

Collaborative Construction Resources' Services

Collaborative Construction

Introduction to Collaborative Construction Resources, LLC’s Innovative IPD in 3D™ System A Revolution is bringing Integrated Project Delivery, (IPD) Collaborative Agreements, Building Information Models (BIM), and Lean Construction and Design methods to US Markets Collaborative Construction Resources, LLC (Collaborative Construction) provides the legal foundation for the revolution sweeping the planning, design and construction industries.

Critical Issues and BIM – NIBS buildingSMART alliance conference – January 7-11, 2013

Building Information Management

The AIA BIM awards program, which Steve founded in 2003, is now in its 9th year and now includes partnerships with COAA, IFMA, and the AGC BIM Forum. The fundamental day-to-day business processes of the Engineering, Construction, Owner, and Operations sector are changing. That said, major cultural change must occur in order to make significant progress. The efficient life-cycle management of the built environment will not happen until change management is accelerated.

Critical Issues and BIM – NIBS buildingSMART alliance conference – January 7-11, 2013

Building Information Management

The AIA BIM awards program, which Steve founded in 2003, is now in its 9th year and now includes partnerships with COAA, IFMA, and the AGC BIM Forum. The fundamental day-to-day business processes of the Engineering, Construction, Owner, and Operations sector are changing. That said, major cultural change must occur in order to make significant progress. The efficient life-cycle management of the built environment will not happen until change management is accelerated.

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