Posts Tagged ‘building information modeling’

BIM & Concrete Products

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on May 27th, 2010 No Comments

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 as ArchiCAD, Revit or Bently BIM so that technicians can start… Read more

BIM & Beam Manufacturers

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on May 19th, 2010 No Comments

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. When putting together the frame work for the new ProWood BIM content… Read more

BIM & Window Manufacturers

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on May 13th, 2010 No Comments

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 & ArchiCAD will affect them. As well as the best way for them to profit from… Read more

Barrington Arch BIM eBook

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on May 2nd, 2010 No Comments

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” process/cycle and how you can take best advantage of it. You… Read more

The time difference from someone specifying, to actually buying.

Posted by scottbarrington in ArchiCAD, BIM, Marketing, Revit on April 25th, 2010 No Comments

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, manufacturing times, this gap is getting smaller. However it’s still there. This brings us… Read more

What I’d like in a BIM server

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on April 20th, 2010 8 Comments

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 (open source). Rather than dwell on what we don’t like about them, I figure it would be better… Read more

Questions about BIM? (Building Information Modeling)

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on April 8th, 2010 No Comments

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 people. In the mean time for anyone… Read more

Great Buildings Designed With BIM (Building Information Modeling) Technology

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on March 14th, 2010 No Comments

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 stunning new building was completely documented and virtually built in 3D… Read more

New Zealand interest in Revit & ArchiCAD – still about even.

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on January 31st, 2010 No Comments

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 the BIM users based in New Zealand, so… Read more

Revit Families For Blue Giant

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM, Revit on January 12th, 2010 No Comments

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 >



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