Archive for May, 2012

Philippe Starck Lemon Squeezer “Juicy Salif” modeled in BIM

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM, Videos on May 29th, 2012 No Comments

Here’s a fun video showing how powerful the latest Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools are getting. The below video is demonstrating the latest ArchiCAD 16 which introduces direct modeling capabilities into the native BIM environment with its brand new MORPH™ tool. The tool allows you to play with any objects within the ArchiCAD BIM environment, allowing… read more

Miele BIM content now available

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM, Revit on May 28th, 2012 No Comments

BIM content for Miele Appliances is now going live on our BIMstop network. You can download it all directly from Miele’s BIM profile at: The content is available in Autodesk Revit and Graphisoft ArchiCAD formats. WIth an IFC export coming soon. These new BIM objects make specifying Miele appliances within your designs a breeze. The… read more

BIM construction simulations

Posted by modlar in Revit, Videos on May 21st, 2012 No Comments

As the adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) accelerates we are seeing a huge uptake by contractors, especially on larger projects. This is great to see as it shows the true power of BIM in order to bring all of a project’s stakeholders together. Increased sharing of information and advanced tools allow the building project… read more

BIMstop is a Hi-tech awards finalist.

Posted by modlar in BIMstop on May 17th, 2012 No Comments

The awards night for the NZ Hi Tech Awards was held last Friday. We were very excited for BIMstop to be announced as one of 6 finalists in the Ministry of Science & Innovation (MSI) Startup award category. Sadly we didn’t win, however it was still fantastic to be involved in a great event like this… read more

BIM used on Monash University project

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM, Case studies, IFC, Revit on May 15th, 2012 No Comments

The Robert Menzies Building, constructed in the 1960’s and designed by Eggleston Macdonald (now DesignInc) has undergone a major redevelopment to deliver a 40 year life cycle, incorporating emerging trends in education environment design. The existing structure and envelope has been rejuvenated to deliver a landmark internal teaching and academic collaborative environment that integrates the… read more

30 story building built in 15 days.

Posted by modlar in BIM, Design, Videos on May 8th, 2012 2 Comments

How much can you accomplish in 360 hours? This amazing time-lapse video was sent to us today showing a 30 story building in China being erected in just 15days. The feat was achieve by using pre cast components, so on site is just an assembly exercise. Constructing a building this fast obviously raises lots of… read more



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