Posts Tagged ‘what is BIM’

What is BIM?

Posted by modlar in BIM, Videos on March 28th, 2013 No Comments

Let’s be honest, anything that demands an acronym is often hard to understand, annoying and exclusive in nature. BIM (Building Information Modeling) is no different. I’m not going to lie to you in the very first paragraph- BIM, if you’re not using or trained in it, is initially a hard concept to grasp. And I… 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

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

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

Speed Changes Everything

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on September 22nd, 2010 No Comments

Everyday we want something done faster, or as you’ll sometimes hear “we need it by yesterday”. This is why BIM is growing so rapidly, it speeds the construction and documentation process up, streamlining everything, so that is can be delivered fast. With the recent Christchurch earthquake we’ve gone through, it will be interesting to see… read more

Under the Hood: Barrington Arch 5 Step Process

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on August 16th, 2010 No Comments

When developing BIM content, at Barrington Arch we use our own custom developed 5-step process. This helps to make sure that the content is not only built to the highest of industry standards, but also meets the needs of your company’s target market. The process goes like this: Put together a BIM strategy & the… read more

BIM Content vs Magazine Advert

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on August 12th, 2010 1 Comment

An advert in a magazine, goes out to your target market once. Is seen very briefly one time (normally a few seconds), then it gets put away forever. It is also an interruption. A manufacturers BIM (building information modeling) content goes out to its exact target market, gets put directly into the architect’s software, where… read more

Good-Bye Mouse

Posted by scottbarrington in General News on July 30th, 2010 1 Comment

A couple of days ago Apple released their Magic Trackpad, and it’s safe to say we are pretty excited. The mouse has been around for well over 15 years now and really hasn’t changed much, but we see these multi-touch trackpads as a huge stepping stone. It will be interesting to see how these work… read more

Barrington Arch @ CDC High tech Launch Night

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on June 7th, 2010 No Comments

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 & Enterprise, to help grow our service and help more manufacturers with the shift… read more

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



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