BIM Assure: cloud-based model checking

Extranet Evolution

Development of the browser-based product started in 2013, with the focus being on the ‘I’ in BIM (a phrase often heard at BIM conferences), looking to interrogate beyond the geometry in a model, and to ascertain if required information has been created and modelled correctly to meet different milestones during a project. In the upFront.Zine , Ralph Grabowski has a great article about a cloud-based BIM checking service , BIM Assure.

Oumy – record your BIM model comment?

Extranet Evolution

Six years ago in February 2009, I wrote about building information modelling (BIM), integrated project delivery (IPD) and collaboration.

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'Reality modeling' arrives

BD+C

Has “reality modeling” gone mainstream? Speaking at the Year in Infrastructure Conference in London last November, Bentley presented his case that more projects are benefiting from geometrically accurate 3D models created by stitching together captured images using software like his company’s ContextCapture Greg Bentley, CEO of Bentley Systems, thinks so.

Commercial Construction Trends: Why More Clients Are Choosing the Design-Assist Model

Commercial Construction

In the case of one grocery retailer, we were brought in to do site visits and evaluations and give very topline construction pricing models based on their general requirements.

Defective Business & Delivery Models in Construction

Collaborative Construction

In the article excerpted and linked below Mark Wakeford , the Managing Director of Stepnell, Ltd out of the UK comments on the dangerous nature of the "cash generation" and "hibernation" business models prevalent in the construction industry.

Free Revit Model Checker and COBie addins

What Revit Wants

Jason over at rvit has posted about a suite of free Revit tools, and here they are: Model Checker , Model Checker Configurator , COBie Extension , and Classification Manager I'm particularly interested in the Model Checker.

Reconciling design energy models with real world results

BD+C

Energy modeling is at the forefront of sustainability and high performance building design. How do we make energy modeling more reliable? And how do we reconcile model projections with real world results

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As-Built Structure Scanning and Modeling Techniques, Tips and Hacks: Case Studies Managing Difficult Structural Projects

What Revit Wants

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Asset Competency Model – Note 1001

Building Information Management

Asset Competency Model – Note 1001. Owners must understand and deploy Asset Competency Models in order to efficiently manage the built environment, or for that matter, even consider full BIM. FOCUS UPON LEADERSHIP.

Structural Model eXchange (SMX)

BIM & Beam

A new Structural Model eXchange (SMX) solution has been implemented to enable a bi-directional exchange between Autodesk® Revit® 2015 software and Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2015.

BIM Interoperability Tools for Revit 2018 - Model Checker, Configurator, CoBIE, Insight 360

What Revit Wants

Model Checker for Revit Overview (Vimeo) Autodesk Model Checker for Revit 2018 shell install Quick Start Guide pdf Sample Files and other links Online Help How to (YouTube) -- Model Checker Configurator Autodesk Model Checker Configurator V3.0

Alternative Project Delivery Models Gaining Traction

Collaborative Construction

Alternative Project Delivery Models Gaining Traction. Institutional owners - both public and private - continue to embrace alternative project delivery models. While CM at Risk and Design-Build dominate the headlines, Integrated Project Delivery, accompanied by the right legal framework, remains the best delivery model for integrated teams seeking to produce BIM enabled infrastructure. Alternative Delivery Models Gaining Traction. Building Information Modeling Website.

How Does a Revit Model Work?

What Revit Wants

If you had 5 minutes to explain to someone the basics of a Revit model, how would you go about it?

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NBS launches BIM viewer

Extranet Evolution

According to BIMplus , the NBS Online Viewer makes it quick and easy for everyone working on a project to view a 3D model and associated specification through a web browser without the need for additional software (so long as you have a WebGL canvas-compatible web browser and a free NBS ID).

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Industry Groups move toward Unified Green Building Model Code in 2018

BD+C

for High-Performance Green Buildings with ICC's International Green Construction Code (IgCC) into a single model code An alliance of building industry groups is working to unify ASHRAE's Standard 189.1

Evolution of Building Information Modeling

Constructor Magazine

By Jeff Leighton, BIM Manager, Victaulic. BIM has evolved in the past few years, and continues to evolve with more and more projects having BIM requirements. Contractors able to meet those requirements may find they have a competitive advantage. read more. Software Registered User

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Blockchain and Engineering: A New Business Model?

ENR Construction

Can engineering find a valuable place in the new world of trust and encrypted transactions

Calif. law a model for all heat illness prevention programs

FDR Safety

law a model for all heat illness prevention programs appeared first on FDRsafety. Living out here in California, we have many parts of our state that can get very hot and stay that way all summer long. One of the best things I have seen CAL/OSHA do in the past few years is address the hazards of working in hot environments through an updated Heat Illness Prevention law.

BIM for O+M: Less about the model, more about the data.

BD+C

Like the weather, everyone in the AEC industry is talking about using BIM models for operations and maintenance, but no one—well, almost no one—is doing anything about it.

Asset Competency Model – The Road to Excellence

Building Information Management

Asset Competency Model – The Road to Excellence. Uncategorized asset competency model BIM for facility management BIM for FM BIM Strategy integrated project delivery IPD job order contracting lean construction

3-D Modeling On the Move

Construction Business Owner

That's how long it has been since 3-D modeling began infiltrating the construction business. Building information modeling (BIM) has evolved from simply being a way for design architects to communicate their vision to clients to becoming a means to building better structures.

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Flying Robot Builds a 3D Model and Guides Itself

ENR Construction

ARIA is a flying robot that autonomously builds 3D models of large outdoor structures as it flies. Technology

Asset Competency Model – Note 1002

Building Information Management

Asset Competency Model – Note 1002.

How To Show Clients Every Model and Upgrade From Your Office

Contractor Bookkeeping

Bring it to life through animation The 3D rendering is a program that allows interior designers, architects, builders, contractors, and developers to see, using 3D models and animations, what a project will look like before delving into it.

Converting 3D model files to VR, with one click

BD+C

Add to the growing list of tech companies that are integrating virtual reality into the architectural design process IrisVR, a startup platform that used this week’s Autodesk University event in Las Vegas to launch two products that allow AEC professionals to instantly visualize, explore, and share 3D models with virtual reality.

Industry groups to publish unified green building model code in 2018

Constructor Magazine

The goal of the 2018-IgCC is to provide fundamental criteria for energy efficiency, resource conservation, water safety, land use, site development, indoor environmental quality and building performance that can be adopted broadly. read more. Codes

Debunking another BIM myth: FM enabled BIM models do not automatically pop out of Construction BIM models

DebunkTheBIM

In all mainstream BIM strategies, FM models sit at the end of the chain of Ds – numbered from the 6 th D onwards, following the 3 spatial Ds, cost and time. Waste of modelling efforts’ is a major ‘thing’ among those that know little of the realities of BIMming but are deeply invested into it.

Imported or Linked DWG Appearance as Generic Model Broken in 2017

Revit OpEd

I decided I'd use the old create an in-place Generic Model family trick. If you're with me so far you're probably expecting what I expected; to find that Revit regards this imported 3D geometry as generic model (cuttable) category information, giving me the look I wanted. However, when I clicked Finish Model the linked file disappeared entirely. Hmm, I decided I'd create a component Generic Model family instead and use Import CAD.

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June 2017 collaboration news

Extranet Evolution

In English, there is a blog post about PetroBIM on VisualARQ’s website, which describes how the solution can be used to view models imported in .3dm,dwg A similar platform is apparently also being developed, focused on landscape models.

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The Simple Definiton of BIM – Building Information Modeling

Building Information Management

Uncategorized building informatoin modeling definition the simple defintion of bim

Visual energy model database demystifies net-zero design

BD+C

Designers with Toronto-based Diamond Schmitt Architects (DSA) view building design and performance much like a physician views patient health: tracking the vital signs is key to developing the proper diagnosis or optimal solution.

Can Construction Adopt the Pixar Model?

ENR Construction

Recreating Pixar's production model for construction would be a step beyond design-build delivery, where the entity that bids a contract would perform every aspect of work, from design through construction and building lifecycle management. Technology

ShapeDo: change management in the cloud

Extranet Evolution

Israeli startup ShapeDo has a powerful 2D drawing change identification capability to which it has added strong workflow management, making it an attractive contract change application.

Tracking, Logging and Reporting Revit Model Performance

What Revit Wants

Simon Moreau has put together and shared some API code that allows him to track the time taken to open and work with Revit models. logging model performance performance Simon Moreau

Building Information Modeling in Construction Industry

The Constructor

Building Information Modeling is a system’s approach to show from design and construction to maintenance use, demolition and reuse of built. Building Technology Construction Buildings

3D printed models bring new economic district in Detroit to life

BD+C

This September, the 21,000-seat Little Caesars Arena is scheduled to open in downtown Detroit. The $732.6 million arena will be the new homes to the Detroit Red Wings professional hockey team and the Detroit Pistons basketball team.

A reconstructed Taliesin West is the largest Frank Lloyd Wright LEGO Model [slideshow]

BD+C

LEGO artist Adam Reed Tucker has unveiled a model of Taliesin West , the largest LEGO model of any Frank Lloyd Wright building. Body Image: read more. Architects Building Owner Contractors Designers Engineers Facility Managers Building Team