BIM Blog Posts

BIM Takes Disney Project to

2014

Disney theme parks are renowned for imaginative design, so it comes without surprise that one of their latest projects is situated to break precedents. Slated to open in 2015, the Enchanted Storybook CastleĀ is currently being designed for Disney Shanghai Resort... Read More

Top 10 BIM Questions Asked o

2014

With Modlar's specifier base increasing every day, we like to keep a handle on what's being talked about in the community.Here are 10 interesting questions that have been asked in the last few weeks. Feel free to help answer them, or submit a question of your very o... Read More

Come on in, it's Door Week!

2014

Separating the outside from indoors, doors can open up brand new worlds. For our new Product of the Week, were celebrating doors, bringing you some of our favorite door products from Modlars BIM Library!We offer a variety of doors and door accessories from manufactu... Read More

10 Greatest Things About AIA

2014

Team Modlar has just returned from an outstanding exhibition at the 2014 AIA National Convention, and the show was a smashing success!With thousands of attendees and exhibitors, we had a great time introducing our brand to several new audiences, as well as catching... Read More

An Update from the 2014 AIA

2014

As previously mentioned, Modlar is exhibiting in the 2014 AIA National Convention. Our team is about to embark on day 2, and were having an incredible time introducing Modlar to other expo participants!Held at the McCormick Center in Chicago, IL, the AIA Convention... Read More

RTC North America 2014

2014

The Revit Technology Conference is an annual idea exchange, geared toward everyone in the Autodesk Revit-based community. Founded and run by users of the software, RTC North America 2014 will take place June 19 - 21, in Chicago, IL.Modlars VP of Global Sales and Bus... Read More

Get Ready for Grill Week!

2014

Summer is just about here, so we thought it would be a good idea to highlight some of the products that make the warmer months more enjoyable! For our new Product of the Week, the spotlight is on our exciting library of built-in grilling products, fit to compliment... Read More

May Recap

2014

Spring brought impressive numbers for Modlar, with the month of May demonstrating even more steady growth!On average, 4 items were downloaded per specifier, with a total of 15,033 downloads for the month. In turn, that generated a specification value of $30,066,000,... Read More

Submerge into Washer Week

2014

#ShowerWeek was a success, and we plan to keep things flowing. For our new Product of the Week, we'll be showcasing a variety of washing machines that will be sure to start up your spin cycle!Our BIM Library boasts washing machines from leading manufactuers like Bos... Read More

Soak Up Shower Week

2014

We loved showcasing all of our incredible stone manufacturers with #StoneWeek, but now we're taking things back indoors. This week, the focus is on showers, and we've got an exciting selection fit to compliment any bathroom!Modlar offers a variety of shower products... Read More

Pave the Way for Stone Week!

2014

From mountain lodges, to coastal homes, stones are incredible building materials for a variety of structures. We've recently added new stone manufacturers to our BIM Library under the Finishes and Interior categories, so it comes without surprise that stones are our... Read More

Cool Down with Fridge Week!

2014

#TableWeek was a success! We're so glad we got to showcase a variety of products from manufacturers like Knightsbridge Furniture, EX Design Group, and Kler. This week, we're heading back to the kitchen and drawing inspiration from products essential for food storage... Read More

Shedding "Light" on Open Sou

2014

Prior to starting his own business, Anthony Light found himself unsatisfied with his traditional job, where money was the ultimate incentive in performing well. Upon realizing that bonuses and commissions were hindering his creativity, Light decided to seek career f... Read More

Let's Talk Tables

2014

#HVACweek has passed, but we were happy to showcase some of our favorite heating, ventilation, and air conditioning products from Modlar's BIM Library.This week, we're featuring a multifaceted item found just about everywhere. Serving as both an interior and exterio... Read More

Plumbing & Washroom Products

2014

As a pioneer in the commercial plumbing industry, Bradley Corporation has been manufacturing impressive washroom products for over 90 years. The AEC community looks to Bradley for innovative specifications, and Modlar is happy to have an exciting assortment of their... Read More

Hello, HVAC Week!

2014

From keeping you warm during the winter, to cooling you down in the summer, the technology surrounding HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) is essential in any building structure.For our new Product of the Week, we will be highlighting a variety of HVAC... Read More

It's Roofing Week!

2014

As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. Although the drier months are approaching, we want to highlight the structures that offer protection from springtime downpour.This week at Modlar, were celebrating roofs! In addition to our incredible assortme... Read More

New Products Bring Welcome W

2014

As it was previously announced, several building product manufacturers have just signed on to be featured in Modlar's BIM marketplace. Because we're rolling out so many new products in the coming month, we've decided to have Welcome Week!A variation on our Product o... Read More

Welcome, Window Week!

2014

Uniting the interior with the exterior, windows offer exposure to the outside world from the comfort of being indoors. Buildings and homes are often designed around their openings, so were excited to introduce windows as our new Product of the Week!Modlar offers a v... Read More

March Recap

2014

February was an impressive month for Modlar, but March proved to be even stronger!In the last 30 days, downloads per specifier jumped from 9 items to 12, and the average time visitors spent on Modlar.com doubled, going from 4 minutes to 8 minutes.Our numbers also de... Read More

It's Lighting Week!

2014

#FaucetWeek has come and gone, but we were happy to bring you an impressive selection of products from manufacturers like Brizo and Delta. Now, lets get inspired by the fixtures that light up our living spaces, offices, and commercial properties!This week, lights fr... Read More

Chair Week is here!

2014

#FinishesWeek was a success, and we had a great time showing you some of our favorite paints, tiles, and more. Now it's time to sit back and enjoy, as chairs are the new Product of the Week!Modlar has a massive variety of chairs, available in several 3D BIM formats... Read More

BIM is Unstoppable: What do

2014

As Paul Morrell, the UK's chief adviser on construction points out, "BIM is unstoppable." Building Information Modeling has been around for decades, but "the need to deliver a low carbon future," while reducing overall costs has generated enthusi... Read More

Introducing Product of the W

2014

It's a brand new month, and the Modlar team is kicking it off with an exciting initiative! Each week, we will showcase various products, along with the manufacturers that provide them.For the start of March, the spotlight is on ovens. Modlar offers ovens by Gaggenau... Read More

Taco Hydronic Systems Now Av

2014

Family-owned since 1920, Taco has established itself as one of the hydronic industrys most reliable brands. The HVAC manufacturer boasts annual sales of over $100 million, which can be largely attributed to product innovation and development over the last 80 years... Read More

Announcing Modlar's MODster

2014

As youre probably well aware, change is in the air at Modlar. Weve got some exciting new promotions in store, and we want you to get involved! 3D printing is all the rage in the AEC industry, and is set to revolutionize the way buildings are constructed. Several su... Read More

Modlar Integrations for 2014

2014

As all business applications move to the cloud, file management is becoming a larger and larger problem. You may be asking how you're supposed to organise everything, or how it can be effortlessly shared with the rest of your team or organisation.This transition is... Read More

New Year- New Beginnings

2014

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you managed to pry yourselves away from your computers, drawing tables, workshops and studios over the holidays to enjoy some well earned R&R, downtime with the family, or perhaps a tropical escape from which (we hope) youre yet... Read More

New jobs at BIMstop

2013

BIMstop has had a very successful year so far and is looking to grow its team further. We've always set out to build a great company, in what we see as a very exciting industry. To achieve that we've focussed on hiring the best and most motivated people we could fin... Read More

The Next Generation of Obsol

2013

This title may seem a little contradictory and frankly rather heavy for your mid-week reading but It's a topic I've been needing to get off my chest. Recently I've been thinking about the knowledge gap between tertiary study and the professional industries, and aft... Read More

NAHB International Builders'

2013

This week we are heading to Las Vegas for the 2013 NAHB International Builders Show. It's going to be exciting to see so many innovative new products being shown and some fantastic trade booths on display. If you're at the show this week, feel free to contact us t... Read More

TruStile BIM content now ava

2013

BIM content for TruStile is now available on BIMstop. All content can be downloaded from TruStile's BIM profile here: http://www.modlar.com/profile/trustile.usa/ It's great to see a high-end manufacturing company such as TruStile supporting Building Information Mo... Read More

Star Wars Tie Fighter modele

2013

Here's a bit of fun for the end of the week. This video was just sent to us and shows an amazing example of how powerful the modeling tools inside BIM (Building Information Modeling) software are getting. Below is a short teaser video released by ArchiCAD showing... Read More

Winners of the America's 201

2012

Fantastic to see that two of the winners of the 2012 International Property Awards, for the America's, used BIM! http://www.fkvg.com.br/" target="_blank">Farkasvlgyi Arquitetura used BIM for its two designs - Complexo Andradas and ABC-All Bus... Read More

BIM Education: A Collaborati

2012

Someone posted a very interesting comment on our last http://www.modlar.com/blog/bim-education-state-of-bim-education-at-universities/" target="_blank">post on BIM Education and now we would like to take a look at his recommended reading "BIM... Read More

BIM Education: State of BIM

2012

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 universitie... Read More

The 2012 Business Value of B

2012

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 n... Read More

10 popular BIM questions fro

2012

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... Read More

The Tallest Building in Euro

2012

The Mercury City Tower may be the new tallest building in Europe but the Federation Tower, also in Russia, is expected in 2013 to overtake the title of the tallest building in Europe. It will also be the tallest concrete tower in the world! Some Interesting Facts... Read More

Updating Build Qatar Live 20

2012

Since our last post about the new openBIM event, Build Qatar Live 2012, some new announcements have been made. Awards Announced 5 award were announced, on the Build Qatar Live 2012 website you will find the criteria for each of the awards: The openBIM Build Qa... Read More

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