Archive for February, 2012

BIM quote of the week from Todd Lewis

Posted by modlar in BIM, BIMstop, Testimonies on February 23rd, 2012 No Comments

“When we are designing a building, we have very specific ideas about the look we are going for. BIM software has made it possible for us to now see on our screens exactly what the end result is going to look like. When looking for products and/or materials to use in that building, BIM content… read more

BIM and the Panama Canal

Posted by modlar in BIM, Case studies on February 21st, 2012 No Comments

Here’s a great article I discovered on constructiondigital.com (link) on the latest redevelopment of the Panama Canal. The interview is with Nick Pansic, deputy design engineer, and Michael Newberry, design engineer, of MWH Global, one of only two U.S. firms involved in Panama Canal expansion efforts. Building Information Modeling (BIM) and 3D visualization has been used… read more

BIMstop overview video update

Posted by modlar in BIMstop on February 10th, 2012 No Comments

We’ve made an update to our BIMstop overview video, on our manufacturer’s homepage here. The idea was to simplify it and get straight to the point of how BIMstop helps manufacturers boost the amount their product is specified, in turn increasing their sales! You can watch the video update below or on our manufacturer’s homepage.

Darren Tims from Rice Daubney Australia Talks about BIM

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM on February 9th, 2012 No Comments

Below is a great video of Darren Tims from Rice Daubney Architects in Australia. In the video Darren gives a fantastic overview of how Rice Daubney are using BIM (Building Information Modeling) in their work flow and the benefits they are gaining from it. This is especially apparent in the larger projects he is talking… read more

Living on the sea with BIM

Posted by modlar in Design, General News on February 8th, 2012 No Comments

Here’s an interesting concept from the designers at Wally Power. It’s a concept of a large new type of boat (almost island) designed to be a stable place to live on. From the wally site: A private island of unimaginable space, light and tranquility, it is the world’s most stable hull and provides an entirely new… read more

Get Woody the BIM man!

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM on February 2nd, 2012 No Comments

We love great models & BIM objects. Here’s our latest creation; Woody the BIM man. This wooden human object is great for presentations and giving clients a sense of space. With a number of preset poses, you can quickly make your BIM models look far more alive. The object also has a custom mode so… read more

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