Explanation Questions

BIM/CAD Software

What is Open BIM

Raditya, Engineer • 2012

Could someone please explain to me what 'Open BIM' is please? Is it just one type of company using it?

Hi, Check out www.openbim.org and www.graphisoft.com/openbim/ for details on Open BIM. Google is a great resource! Marcel 3 More Answers

What is the difference betwe

Alessio • 2012

I have seen BIMx used or mentioned, but what is the actual difference between BIMx and BIM?

Hi, You mean xBIM -go to www.openbim.org eXtensible Building Information Modelling - although my personal interpretation for BIM would be Building Information Management. There is a lot of BUM around too :) (Bloody Ugly Modelling) Marcel 3 More Answers

Difference between CAD and B

Daniel, Architect • 2012

Just starting out and am wanting to know what the difference between CAD and BIM is.

3D CAD describes buildings by 3D views such as elevations, plans and sections. 3 More Answers

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