Monthly Archives for August 2010

The Dimensions of BIM

by Holly Allison “So, do you do BIM?” How many times have you been asked that question during presentations to Owners? BIM stands for Building Information Modeling. We’ve all seen the fantastic models that architects, GCs, and subs produce to … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Cost Planning Versus Estimating

by Marcel Broekmaat When a budget is prepared for a project, the cost calculation tends to go through a number of phases. Typically the estimate goes from a “back of a napkin” cost calculation to a highly-detailed cost estimate that … Continue reading

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The Simple BIM Concept

by Mark Mergenschroer Building Information Modeling (BIM) enables unprecedented Team Work of building design and constructability. The power of BIM to bring together the client, architect, engineer, and contractor into a singular team, centered on project execution, will transform our … Continue reading

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Owners Want Integrated BIM

by James Salmon More and more owners are following the lead of the General Services Administration (GSA) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and demanding BIM, BIM Templates and, ultimately Integrated BIM that carries critical data from … Continue reading

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