Archive for 2012

New Mexico Department of Transportation Use BIM

Posted by joya.kemper in BIM, Case studies on December 26th, 2012 1 Comment

New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is expanding their use of Autodesk software. The NMDOT is now including BIM in their toolbox! “We are looking forward to implementing the Autodesk solutions,” said Alvin Dominguez, P.E., NMDOT Cabinet Secretary. “The New Mexico Department of Transportation expects to pay for the software within two years of full… read more

Winners of the America’s 2012 International Property Awards Use ArchiCAD

Posted by joya.kemper in ArchiCAD, BIM, Case studies, General News on December 24th, 2012 3 Comments

Fantastic to see that two of the winners of the 2012 International Property Awards, for the America’s, used BIM! Farkasvölgyi Arquitetura used BIM for its two designs - Complexo Andradas and ABC-All Business Center. The firm won ‘highly commended’ for both of these designs. ”With a history of 40 years behind us, today Farkasvölgyi Architecture ‘reaps the rewards’ of… read more

BIM Education: A Collaborative Approach

Posted by joya.kemper in BIM on December 20th, 2012 2 Comments

Someone posted a very interesting comment on our last post on BIM Education and now we would like to take a look at his recommended reading “BIM in Practice – BIM Education”. In our last blog post we discussed how BIM is being developed into University curriculum and questioned whether undergraduate and postgraduate education is responsible for teaching… read more

Christmas presents from BIMstop

Posted by modlar in BIMstop on December 20th, 2012 201 Comments

Season’s Greetings from BIMstop! 2012 is fast coming to an end, it’s been an exciting and busy year for us at BIMstop. Thanks to everyone for all of the support over the last year and we look forward to working with everyone in 2013. We have some exciting announcements to make in the new year… read more

2012 Tekla Global BIM Awards Winners

Posted by joya.kemper in BIM, General News on December 18th, 2012 20 Comments

The winners have just been announced for the 2012 Tekla Global BIM Awards! Derby Business Park in Finland was the winner in the BIM category based on their efficient and innovative structural and MEP design. The complete model was made by Engineering Office Mäkeläinen. With a tight schedule the project was helped by Tekla BIM software. Great… read more

BIM Education: State of BIM Education at Universities

Posted by joya.kemper in BIM on December 13th, 2012 7 Comments

BIM education is an interesting topic of conversation. We know that one of the expenses of BIM is training and education; so if we start education early enough will this ease the burden of training costs? According to Barison and Santos’s article many universities, especially those in the US, are adopting BIM into their curriculum, some… read more

2013 TAP BIM Awards Entries Close Soon

Posted by joya.kemper in BIM, General News on December 10th, 2012 No Comments

The AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Knowledge Community is hosting the BIM awards 2013. The entries for the ninth annual TAP BIM awards close soon on the December 17, 2012 (5 p.m. ET). So get your entries in if you want to enter! The competition is open to all professionals and academic institutions and… read more

The 2012 Business Value of BIM in North America is OUT NOW!

Posted by joya.kemper in BIM, General News on December 6th, 2012 1 Comment

The Business Value of BIM in North America: Multi-Year Trend Analysis and User Ratings (2007–2012) by McGraw-Hill Construction is now out! As posted in our blog in October, the new report follows up on the use and growth of BIM since its last report in 2009. The new report is an interesting one and shows… read more

10 popular BIM questions from the last 30 days

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM, BIMstop, General News, IFC, Revit on December 6th, 2012 3 Comments

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a technical topic. Luckily we have such a great network of BIM experts ready to answer any questions or problems you may be having. Also whether your passionate about BIM or an expert Revit user, feel free to contribute to the questions and answers below. If you have a BIM… read more

Polyflor BIM content update

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM, Revit on December 5th, 2012 No Comments

We’ve pushed an update to the Polyflor BIM objects available on our network. All of the updated content can be accessed from Polyflor’s BIM profile here: http://www.modlar.com/profile/polyflor/ Polyflor’s BIM objects for Autodesk Revit and Graphisoft ArchiCAD allow you to easily place their great flooring range directly into your project. This allows you to better see the… read more

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