Modlar Blog

BIMstop and Box integration

2012

New BIMstop and Box.com integration makes library storage and management even easier. Managing your company's vast BIM content library is fast becoming an issue in many enterprises. As your team needs to all be using the latest files and have easy access to them no... Read More

Connect to BIMstop with Link

2012

Finding the BIM object you need should be fast, simple and elegant. That's why at BIMstop we love one-click solutions to allow people to access our platform and its content, fast. Today we've released a new addition that lets professionals log directly into BIMsto... Read More

Apple campus 2 update and re

2012

There's been an update to what is with little doubt one of the most anticipated new commercial buildings in the coming years, Apple's new campus in Cupertino.The Cupertino council has just released the latest set of plans for the proposed building which looks amazin... Read More

BIMstop BIM projects beta ha

2012

Innovation is a big part of what we do at BIMstop. We are very focused on bringing to the world the very best Building Information Modeling (BIM) process and helping to streamline it across all project stakeholders.This means not only providing as much high quality... Read More

Instant feedback tab

2012

We love getting feedback from our users and the BIM community at large. It helps us shape BIMstop.com to be the best it possibly can.However leaving feedback normally means going out of your way to find the right contact form or email address. So today we've add a n... Read More

Philippe Starck Lemon Squeez

2012

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 to... Read More

Miele BIM content now availa

2012

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: http://www.modlar.com/profile/miele/The content is available in Autodesk Revit and Graphisoft ArchiCAD formats. WIth an IFC export... Read More

BIM construction simulations

2012

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... Read More

BIMstop is a Hi-tech awards

2012

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... Read More

BIM used on Monash Universit

2012

The Robert Menzies Building, constructed in the 1960s 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 e... Read More

30 story building built in 1

2012

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 b... Read More

New Zealand National BIM sur

2012

Masterspec the producers of the leading specification system for architects and designers in New Zealand, has released their National BIM (Building Information Modeling) Survey Report for 2012.The report can be downloaded for free from their website here: http://www... Read More

Burj Khalifa (Burj Dubai) BI

2012

Here's a great video of the Burj Khalifa (formally the Burj Dubai) in the UAE. The Burj as you may know is the world's tallest building. We were lucky enough to see it for real last year and it is amazing in real life, as well as very elegant for such a huge structu... Read More

BIMstop new learning search

2012

BIMstop's Building Information Modeling (BIM) content search just got faster and smarter.Search is a key part of all modern software products and is by far the best and fastest way to mine through large amounts of data. Far quicker than browsing through hundreds of... Read More

Royal Adelaide Hospital Aust

2012

An exciting BIM project in Australia at the moment is the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (Known as the nRAH).When finished it'll be Australias most advanced hospital and the single largest infrastructure project in the States history. The $1.85billion state of the art... Read More

Manufacturer endorsed vs com

2012

At BIMstop we are big believers in involving the Building Information Modeling (BIM) community in everything we do. BIM is about collaboration and streamlining workflows, this puts the users at the centre of the process.As we build BIMstop.com into the best possible... Read More

BIM Building Information Mod

2012

Here's a great video presentation which was just sent to us. It was recorded a few years ago at the 8th Members Meeting of CITA EIN ( Construction IT Alliance ) in Dublin on the 23 June 2010.The speaker is Ralph Montague, who is an architect and managing partner of... Read More

BIMstop BIM activity feeds h

2012

The BIMstop profile page is your unique home on BIMstop. Whether your a manufacturer or passionate BIM user, the profile allows everyone else to easily find your content. It also give you a fantastic way to share everything about you and BIM (Building Information Mo... Read More

Manufacturer's return on inv

2012

Return on investment - it's what makes the business world go around. Return on investment or ROI is often a key part of marketing discussions, especially when different channels are being compared.As BIMstop offers a powerful marketing solution to building product m... Read More

BIMstop careers

2012

We've launched a new page on BIMstop: BIMstop CareersBIMstop is growing fast and our market is global. One of the keys to our success to date is surrounding ourselves with great people and allowing them to do great work.Currently we have two types of people we are l... Read More

Gutter Solutionz for ArchiCA

2012

In 2010 we helped build a ArchiCAD object for Gutter Solutionz. The object allows you to easily place their gutter screen product onto your plans and calculate the length of it you need. So a very quick and easy way to get pricing info and see how the product is siz... Read More

UK Ecobuild 2012 roundup vid

2012

It's been another year of the great Ecobuild show. Ecobuild is the world's biggest event for sustainable design.This year saw a lot of great new technologies introduced to the industry, including some great BIM initiatives as well!Below is a great roundup video whic... Read More

BIMstop helps supercharge al

2012

Traditionally marketing channels have been quite soloed. They all have the same aim; to drive more business to your company, but often get layered on top of each other with not a lot of cross over potential.At BIMstop we believe BIM content is truly different and ca... Read More

BIMstop makes Hi Tech Awards

2012

BIMstop has been announced as a finalist in the NZ Hi Tech Awards! We are very excited about this and it is a testament to all the hard work our team has been putting in.BIMstop has been announced as one of 6 finalists in the Ministry of Science & Innovation Sta... Read More

Industry first: BIMstop lets

2012

We've said it before; the most important part of BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the "I". Information is the key to BIM and the future of all industries including the Architectural, Engineering and Construction industry (or if you like acronyms, the... Read More

Open BIM Launched

2012

Here's a great new initiative from buildingSMART International, members of the Nemetschek Group, Tekla and other leading software vendors.They are joining forces to launch a global program to help promote "Open BIM" collaboration workflows throughout the A... Read More

Horiso BIM content for Revit

2012

Horiso BIM content for Autodesk Revit and Graphisoft ArchiCAD is now live on the BIMstop network.BIM content has been built for the following Horiso products: External venetian blinds (EVB) Rack arm systems Solarai controller These BIM models allow you to quickly ap... Read More

Woven Image BIM content comi

2012

Woven Image (website link) BIM content is soon to be available on BIMstop.comWoven Image is an International textile and interior finishes company specialising in commercial interiors, including offices, hotels, restaurants, airports and theatres.Woven Image was est... Read More

Making BIM easier to explain

2012

We're getting more interactive, starting with our BIM solutions for manufacturers page.Pictures tell a thousand words (so the saying goes), so our goal is to combine beautiful interactive graphics with great informative content to help explain our story and messages... Read More

BIM feedback loop

2012

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is about speeding collaboration and effective feedback. One of the stake holders who have been mssing out on valuable feedback from projects are the manufacturers as they are often one or two steps removed from the process.Today w... Read More

BIMstop profiles

2012

We've pushed a lot of updates to BIMstop in the last couple of weeks and we are especially excited about today's release of BIMstop profiles.Profiles are a great way to get an overview of all the BIM content which has been uploaded by a particular Manufacturer or BI... Read More

Embed BIM everywhere

2012

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is all about collaboration and sharing information.So to follow this passion we've decided to make sharing BIM content really easy. On each BIM content page you will now see a new Embed tab (next to Tags), this gives you two excit... Read More

BIM quote of the week from T

2012

"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 u... Read More

BIM and the Panama Canal

2012

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 involve... Read More

Make sharing BIM easier

2012

BIM helps improve a lot of areas in the design ann construction. Arguably the most important is how it helps to speed collaboration around the project.At BIMstop we are focused on helping to make this process even better and easier for everybody involved. This is a... Read More

BIMstop overview video updat

2012

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 w... Read More

Darren Tims from Rice Daubne

2012

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 esp... Read More

Living on the sea with BIM

2012

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 worlds... Read More

Get Woody the BIM man!

2012

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... Read More

BIMstop smarter search launc

2012

We are always looking for ways to make BIMstop smarter, more elegant & efficient. This week we've launched our new homepage redesign & our new search design.Searching for the BIM content (be it a Revit chair or ArchiCAD tank) you are after is now even easier... Read More

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