Category Archives for BIM

2011 BIM Resolutions

by Randy Deutsch Don’t worry. I’m not about to list two thousand and eleven separate BIM resolutions. But I will share with you 11 really important questions that you ought to ask yourself as you enter the year ahead. Start … Continue reading


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BIM Doesn’t Come in a Box

by Holly Allison We need to dispel the myth that by buying a couple of software licenses your firm can do BIM. It takes guts to change the status quo. Buying some modeling software, some clash detection software, and hiring … Continue reading


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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 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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The Rebirth of Common Sense

by John Stebbins, Assoc. AIA As a member of several discussion groups on LinkedIn related to BIM and the Building Industry, we witness daily many great perspectives from around the nation and the world, helping us keep our “finger on … Continue reading


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Co-labor-ation

by John Stebbins, Assoc. AIA In a word, BIM is “collaboration”. Co-labor-ation (co=with; labor=to work)…working together around a data-rich single intelligent model (or series of models), with a WILLINGNESS to share openly, and with a goal of greater efficiency, resulting … Continue reading


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BIM Will Change Everything

by Dennis Neeley, AIA I am an architect. I loved practicing architecture and often wonder what I would be doing if I had not moved into the world of technology. Our firm, Neeley/Lofrano Architects, practiced in San Francisco for over … Continue reading


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Inventing the Future

by John Stebbins, Assoc. AIA There is an emerging need for a professional service that can certify that the BIM model being handed over to the owner is indeed correct. A certification would show that there is proper consolidation of … Continue reading


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Let’s Make History Together

by Caitlin Leal Collaboration is in our nature as human beings. We work well in groups; we thrive in aspects both personal and professional when we act on behalf of the greater collective good. We are not meant to be … Continue reading


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