Building information modeling Blog Posts

Barrington Arch @ CDC High t

2010

Although it doesn't compare to todays announcements at Apple's WWDC conference, we will be doing a short key-note presentation at this years Canterbury Development Corp (CDC) Hi-tech launch evening.We've recently been working in close with CDC and New Zealand Trade... Read More

BIM & Concrete Products

2010

Concrete products are huge part of all buildings now days. Not so surprisingly they can also benefit hugely from being integrated into BIM!If your company manufacturers any of the following products you should start thinking about getting them into a BIM format such... Read More

BIM & Beam Manufacturers

2010

At the moment we are building some BIM content for ProWood NZ who manufacturer engineered timber beams. BIM provides a huge oppotunity for beam or "structure" manufacturers to get their products into a project early and become more apart of the design team... Read More

BIM & Window Manufacturers

2010

How does BIM affect window & door manufacturers??We've been working with a couple of window & door manufacturers recently, they've noticed the move to BIM (building information modeling) software & have wondered how the growing use of Revit & ArchiCA... Read More

Barrington Arch BIM eBook

2010

We've made a few updates to our Guide to BIM (Building Information Modeling) eBook. Whether you're a consultant or a product engineer feel free to download your copy. It will help you to better understand where you & your company fits into the "BIM" pr... Read More

The time difference from som

2010

There's always been a huge difference in the time from when someone specify's a manufacturers product, until the product is actually bought (and/or built). This can be anywhere from months to years.As everything now days is speeding up, construction times, manufactu... Read More

What I'd like in a BIM serve

2010

There's a few different BIM "server" options showing up and to be honest we'd like a cross between all of them.Graphisoft's BIM server for ArchiCAD has brought some fantastic features to the table, as does BIMserver.org (open source). Rather than dwell on... Read More

Questions about BIM? (Buildi

2010

We've got a new website on the way, which is very exciting!We get a lot of requests for information about "BIM" (Building Information Modeling) and our new website is going to have a lot of great content which we hope will answer a lot of questions for peo... Read More

Great Buildings Designed Wit

2010

We always keep an eye out for great buildings being designed and constructed using BIM (Building Information Modeling) technology. On a recent trip to Melbourne, Australia (to work with a client) we stopped to have a look at the new Melbourne Convention Centre.This... Read More

New Zealand interest in Revi

2010

There's a lot of content being released by manufacturers in New Zealand at the moment, which is great to see.However we think that most of these manufacturers have missed a huge opportunity, what about all of those ArchiCAD users?ArchiCAD users make up around 50% of... Read More

Revit Families For Blue Gian

2010

We are currently working on on some BIM content for Blue Giant USA.Below is a quick screencast of one of the finished Revit Families for Blue Giant.Need BIM content or Revit families built? Click here to learn more about our BIM development services >

BIM in 2010

2010

We are all back and feeling refreshed!2010 is an exciting year for our company (and the rest of the world). As it's January loads of manufacturers are sitting down and figuring out their plan of attack for the year. It's great to see more of them embracing the move... Read More

Covering all of the BIM base

2009

We are finding more & more manufacturers are coming to us for Revit families of their products. It is great to see them embracing BIM (building information modeling) & we are happy to help create the families for them. As well as help distribute the finished... Read More

What's new @ Barrington Arch

2009

As usual we've been busy! We've been working a range of different projects in different areas, which is great. From developing BIM content (for Revit & ArchiCAD) to launching some web apps for the iPhone - more on this next week.We are currently helping to devel... Read More

Interest In BIM Increasing

2009

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is really taking off now and becoming more of an industry standard. We are seeing a lot more building product manufacturers providing BIM content. As well as a lot more architects, designs & technicians asking for it!As usual... Read More

Use Your BIM Content To Crea

2009

As a part of each BIM design file your company offers (be it Revit or ArchiCAD), there is an interface. The interface is used to control the object's parameters & various settings. However the interface also has another very important use, one that is often over... Read More

BIM content for BEGA Lightin

2009

A recent project we have just finished is some BIM (Building Information Modeling) content for BEGA Lighting USA.BEGA have one of the world's largest and best ranges of architectural light fittings & products. Below is a screenshot of the Bega 6875MH light fitti... Read More

Make Sure You Do BIM Content

2009

If it's worth doing, it's worth doing properly!Later we've seen an increase in the number of building product manufacturer (BPMs) wanting BIM content built (for mainly Revit & ArchiCAD).Because of this a lot of "providers" are jumping on the band wagon... Read More

Guide to BIM (Building Infor

2009

We have just released our new Guide to BIM.This free ebook download is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about "BIM" and where you and your company fit into it.BIM is a buzzword in the Architectural, Engineering & Construction (AEC) industries... Read More

Take our BIM objects for a s

2009

A question we get asked often by clients is: "How can we see/try out our new BIM objects?"When investing in BIM content for your companies product it is often hard to see what you are getting. Your customers (Architects, Engineers & Technicians etc) wi... Read More

Barrington Arch on BIM

2009

We recently helped write an article for the NZ Construction News magazine. It's a simple article to try and help educate more people on Building Information Modeling and how it effect them & their companies.Below is the Article which will appear in the July 09 e... Read More

Generate qualified leads, wi

2009

Many of our clients are finding that their BIM objects are becoming their new top salesmen & a great source of qualified lead sales leads.Quite simply this is because your information is being put in front of the people that matter when they need it! Rather than... Read More

What is BIM and how does it

2009

What is BIM? How does BIM affect me?These are two question that we get asked all of the time. (BIM) Building Information Modeling affects manufactures, architects, designers, engineers, contractors & developers.We put together a very useful diagram that helps to... Read More

Gutter Solutionz, Welcome to

2009

Recently we were approached & and have worked with Gutter Solutionz.Gutter Solutionz are a New Zealand company with a fantastic spouting screen system. Their products is doing fantastic throughout New Zealand, but was normally added as an after thought.Barringto... Read More

What is Building Information

2009

BIM seems to be a bit of a 'buzz' word at the moment, because of this many people are getting confused about its meaning.We recently come accross this great article. It outlines exactly what BIM (buidling inforamtion modeling) is all about and how it will effect you... Read More

Top