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What is BIM?


Lets be honest, anything that demands an acronym is often hard to understand, annoying and exclusive in nature. BIM (Building Information Modeling) is no different. Im not going to lie to you in the very first paragraph- BIM, if youre not using or trained in it, is... Read More

BIMstop Guide to BIM now on


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 syste... Read More

BIM terms glossary


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 th... Read More

BIM Infographic


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 the... Read More

Speed Changes Everything


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 th... Read More

Under the Hood: Barrington A


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 goe... Read More

BIM Content vs Magazine Adve


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 m... Read More

Good-Bye Mouse


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 inte... Read More

Barrington Arch @ CDC High t


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


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

Barrington Arch BIM eBook


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


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

Questions about BIM? (Buildi


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

Covering all of the BIM base


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

Interest In BIM Increasing


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

Guide to BIM (Building Infor


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

What is Building Information


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