What is BIM?

Posted by modlar in BIM, Videos on March 28th, 2013 No Comments

Let’s be honest, anything that demands an acronym is often hard to understand, annoying and exclusive in nature. BIM (Building Information Modeling) is no different. I’m not going to lie to you in the very first paragraph- BIM, if you’re not using or trained in it, is initially a hard concept to grasp. And I… read more

BIM and ‘The Rock': How BIM Helped

Posted by modlar in BIM, Case studies, Videos on October 25th, 2012 1 Comment

This is a great video by Graphisoft showcasing how BIM is used to design complex buildings. In 2010, Wellington Airport in New Zealand gained a new expansion; Studio Pacific in association with Warren and Mahoney Architects designed the ‘The Rock’, the new unique International Airport Passenger Terminal. The new addition doubled international processing capacity to… read more

Inside the Porsche Design Tower

Posted by modlar in BIM, Case studies, Videos on October 11th, 2012 1 Comment

It seems like we can’t get enough of this fascinating building! Again, as a follow up of last weeks blog about Gil Dezer’s interview, I have located another video of the Porsche Design Tower.  This time it shows pictures from inside the Porsche Design Tower. It looks fantastic and really unique. Have a look at… read more

The Porsche Design Tower Developer

Posted by modlar in Case studies, General News, Videos on October 4th, 2012 No Comments

For those of you who read my blog post a few weeks ago about the new Porsche Design Tower and were fascinated, just like me, about the sheer creation of such a building, I decided to post a little more about it. The video below talks about the Porsche Design Tower (which has been designed with BIM) with… read more

BIM for Interiors

Posted by modlar in BIM, Videos on September 18th, 2012 No Comments

A follow up to my previous blog post “Use of BIM for Interiors”, I decided to explore further the use of BIM by interior designers. We all know that BIM allows us to better visual projects but does this help industries other than AEC to better construct and design structures? The answer is yes! As… read more

BIM as a Marketing Tool

Posted by modlar in Videos on August 23rd, 2012 No Comments

I found this great video that shows the incredible use of BIM as a marketing tool. I think the video shows that BIM is the way forward, not just for the AEC industry, but also for real estate and property developers. The video just portrays what can be done to showcase properties to potential customers… read more

New Christchurch City Recovery Plan

Posted by modlar in Videos on August 14th, 2012 No Comments

And the plan is here! So what do we think of the new plan of the garden city of Christchurch in New Zealand? After the devastating February 22nd 2011 earthquake in the city, Christchurch is now planning for the city centres future. The city plan was devised after 100 days and completed with consultation with the city’s… read more

1972 Munich Olympic Stadium BIM

Posted by modlar in BIM, Videos on August 9th, 2012 No Comments

Building on the Olympics theme, I have just found a video which builds the 1972 Munich Olympic Stadium in ArchiCAD. The Munich Olympic Stadium was designed by Günther Behnisch and Frei Otto, and built by Bilfinger Berger. Apparently the sweeping transparent canopy was supposed to imitate the Swiss Alps and symbolize a new Germany. The BIM stadium looks awesome and quite similar to… read more

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy remodeled in BIM using ArchiCAD

Posted by modlar in BIM, Case studies, Videos on July 25th, 2012 No Comments

Here’s a great video that was just sent to us, that really shows how advanced Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools are getting. Below you will see none other than the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy being modeled. It is first modeled with native ArchiCAD building elements to form the main structure, you will also see… read more

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



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