Posts Tagged ‘building information modeling’

Fads vs Trends

Posted by scottbarrington in General News on August 22nd, 2011 No Comments

A huge part of running any company is marketing and it’s a topic I study constantly; how companies are positioning themselves and how they communicate their products. I recently read an article that talked a lot about marketing fads vs trends. By focussing on trends you can build much stronger businesses, but they are harder… read more

BIMstop Vectorworks plugin

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM, Vectorworks on August 9th, 2011 2 Comments

Today we are releasing a new addition to our BIMstop (BIM content network) range of tools, our first Vectorworks plugin. With the BIMstop Vectorworks add-on you can easily and effortlessly: search for Vectorworks models families upload and share your models quickly access your project’s online group view and update your profile and activity stream This… read more

Christchurch Cathedral

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on July 27th, 2011 No Comments

The beautiful Christchurch Cathedral took a bit of a hit in the recent earthquakes, however I’m sure it will be repaired to its former glory! Below is a photosynth I made a while back which was featured by Microsoft. Photosynth is a clever technology which ties photos to together, basically making them into a 3D… read more


Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on July 7th, 2011 No Comments

We get asked a lot of BIM (building information modeling) questions, it’s a tricky topic and can get confusing. To help with this over the next few weeks we’ll be uploading a lot of the most asked BIM questions. Do you have a BIM related question? Feel free to leave it in the comments below.

BIMstop Add-on for ArchiCAD out now.

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM, BIMstop on June 30th, 2011 No Comments

A core goal of ours is to give all BIM (building information modeling) users better and faster access to the BIM content they need. Search is a key part of this, but until now you still had to go to the web each time. Shouldn’t this be easier? Well today we are releasing our first… read more

BIM paint finishes

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on June 29th, 2011 No Comments

We’ve had some good questions recently about BIM (building information modeling) and paint finishes. This affects a lot of building product manufacturers who are trying to create great BIM tools, but who’s product are finish or surface based. Usually for these sorts of products we work with the manufacturers to get their finishes into native… read more

Apple’s new mothership

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on June 13th, 2011 No Comments

I was pretty excited last week when Apple announce they were building a new campus. They had bought a large amount of land from HP late last year, so it was interesting to see what they were going to be building. They’ve now annouce that it is going to be a new “space ship” looking… read more

BIM Infographic

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on June 8th, 2011 1 Comment

Here’s a new Building Information Modeling infographic we’ve put together, this is normally a part of our free Guide to BIM ebook available here. Everybody learns and thinks in different ways, so we hope this will be a welcome addition for the visual thinkers out there. If you’d like download it to have a look… read more

Freeform modeling in BIM

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on June 6th, 2011 No Comments

Here’s an amazing BIM model of a free form building. It was built by Arthur Kupreychuk (Kiev, Ukraine) and won the recent competition on Architectsjury.  

Barrington Arch BIM overview video

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on May 24th, 2011 No Comments

We’ve just uploaded our new Barrington Arch BIM services overview video. The idea behind it is to give people an in-depth (but fast) overview of the service we offer and how it will benefit them and their business. We’ve also tried to keep it jargon free! It’s looking great and we are all very happy… read more



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