Posts Tagged ‘Building Information Model’

The BIM Project Execution Planning Guide

Posted by modlar in BIM, General News on October 9th, 2012 5 Comments

The BIM Project Execution Planning buildingSMART alliance™ (bSa) Project has developed the BIM Project Execution Planning Guide. The bSa is in charge of developing the National Building Information Modeling Standard™ (NBIMS) to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of BIM implementation on projects. The BIM Project Execution Planning Guide provides a four step procedure for creating… read more

BIM Helping to Create Sustainable Buildings

Posted by modlar in BIM on September 25th, 2012 No Comments

A few weeks ago I posted a blog about Park Ventures and their Gold LEED rating, so I thought it would be a good idea to follow this up with an article specifically on LEED and how BIM can help create sustainable buildings. The widely used LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating… read more

Why Product Manufacturers Should Use BIM

Posted by modlar in BIM, BIMstop on September 20th, 2012 No Comments

An increasing trend in the industry is product manufacturers creating BIM-based libraries of their products. What this ultimately means is that manufacturers are now supporting designers (architects, contractors and interior designers) by allowing them to incorporate their products in their building information models easily. At the moment BIM software include libraries of generic components, providing… 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

Porsche Design Tower Designed Using BIM

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

Here’s an exciting building in the works. The Porsche Design Tower is being designed and modelled using BIM (Building Information Modelling) software, more specifically they are using Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD and BIMx viewer. The 57 story luxury building will feature units from 3,800 to 9,500 square feet, some units having a duplex layout and some even sporting… read more

BIMstop Guide to BIM now on iPad!

Posted by modlar in BIM, BIMstop, Case studies, Testimonies on September 10th, 2012 2 Comments

For a few years we’ve had a free Guide to BIM ebook available as a free downloadable PDF (here). The ebook was put together to help educate the market with a basic overview of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and where exactly your company fits into the eco system. BIM can be a confusing topic with… read more

Use of BIM for Interiors

Posted by modlar in BIM on September 6th, 2012 2 Comments

This video displays superbly what BIM can do to help the interior design industry. BIM is for more than just the AEC industry, interior designers are also using BIM to showcase their ideas to their clients. BIMstop is definitely on board this trend; we have various interior items in our library such as Miele appliances,… read more

BIM terms glossary

Posted by modlar in BIM, BIMstop, Case studies, Technology on September 5th, 2012 No Comments

All industries now days seemed to be swamped with acronyms! For a start there is “BIM” (Building Information Modelling), but from that point we now have more arriving daily, not to mention the hundreds of different file extensions. To help everyone get their heads around them we’ve started a simple glossary of terms, open to… read more

Cardinia Civic Centre Designed Using BIM

Posted by modlar in BIM, Case studies, Revit on September 4th, 2012 1 Comment

The Cardinia Civic Centre is an exciting new project that is expected to be completed late 2013. DesignInc designed and documented the building using Revit, so it’s fantastic to see BIM being used to create such a building. Revit Structure and Revit MEP models were also used by the various consultants throughout the process to enable… read more

London 2012 BIM Landmarks

Posted by modlar in Design, General News on August 28th, 2012 No Comments

Although the 2012 Olympics may have finished, AEgis Technologies is lending a hand to showcase London to the world! AEgis Technologies has developed 3D models of London landmarks such as the Tower of London, Parliament, Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abby, and new features of the city such as Westfield Mall and train station. The database… read more



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