BIMstop Blog Posts

BIMstop 2013 updates

Apr 14

It's a new year and the team at BIMstop is ready to dive into 2013. We have some exciting features being released in the first quarter of 2013, as well as some great new clients coming on board. All of the new BIM content will be available for Autodesk Revit, Graph... Read More

Marketing Your BIM Content -

Apr 14

What are the best ways for manufacturers to market their BIM objects? This 2 part blog will try to answer this question by showing you the best ways to market your BIM objects. Lets start by discussing the two main ways how customers download your BIM objects: P... Read More

BIMstop site wide activity f

Apr 14

As our network grows, the amount of activity across it is growing exponentially. With new content, questions and blog posts being uploaded daily. A request we've had is for a site wide activity feed in RSS. So today we are proud to release it! Simply browse to htt... Read More

Get verified

Apr 14

The internet is changing and moving to a model based around people's real identities, where as previously it was made up of aliases (for example user names like; Matt456). We think the move to people's real identity is important especially for business related appl... Read More

BIMstop private libraries -

Apr 14

We are releasing a great new and much requested feature today - BIMstop private libraries. A common request we get from BIM managers at firms big to small is a better way for them to manage their in house BIM library. Some firms don't want their users simply going... Read More

BIMstop is Retina ready!

Apr 14

Everyone was excited (including us) when Apple announced their latest Mac Book Pro with Retina display. A huge number of people now spend most of their day staring at a computer screen, especially people in the AEC. So Retina or more accurately screens with such hig... Read More

BIMstop & Dropbox integratio

Apr 14

Following on from our new Box.com integration last week, you can now push BIM objects from our BIMstop network directly to your Dropbox.com account. This makes it really easy to add the content you need to your BIM library from anywhere, even from your smartphone o... Read More

BIMstop and Box integration

Apr 14

New BIMstop and Box.com integration makes library storage and management even easier. Managing your company's vast BIM content library is fast becoming an issue in many enterprises. As your team needs to all be using the latest files and have easy access to them no... Read More

Instant feedback tab

Apr 14

We love getting feedback from our users and the BIM community at large. It helps us shape BIMstop.com to be the best it possibly can.However leaving feedback normally means going out of your way to find the right contact form or email address. So today we've add a n... Read More

Miele BIM content now availa

Apr 14

BIM content for Miele Appliances is now going live on our BIMstop network.You can download it all directly from Miele's BIM profile at: http://www.modlar.com/profile/miele/The content is available in Autodesk Revit and Graphisoft ArchiCAD formats. WIth an IFC export... Read More

BIMstop new learning search

Apr 14

BIMstop's Building Information Modeling (BIM) content search just got faster and smarter.Search is a key part of all modern software products and is by far the best and fastest way to mine through large amounts of data. Far quicker than browsing through hundreds of... Read More

BIMstop makes Hi Tech Awards

Apr 14

BIMstop has been announced as a finalist in the NZ Hi Tech Awards! We are very excited about this and it is a testament to all the hard work our team has been putting in.BIMstop has been announced as one of 6 finalists in the Ministry of Science & Innovation Sta... Read More

Industry first: BIMstop lets

Apr 14

We've said it before; the most important part of BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the "I". Information is the key to BIM and the future of all industries including the Architectural, Engineering and Construction industry (or if you like acronyms, the... Read More

BIM feedback loop

Apr 14

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is about speeding collaboration and effective feedback. One of the stake holders who have been mssing out on valuable feedback from projects are the manufacturers as they are often one or two steps removed from the process.Today w... Read More

BIMstop profiles

Apr 14

We've pushed a lot of updates to BIMstop in the last couple of weeks and we are especially excited about today's release of BIMstop profiles.Profiles are a great way to get an overview of all the BIM content which has been uploaded by a particular Manufacturer or BI... Read More

BIMstop overview video updat

Apr 14

We've made an update to our BIMstop overview video, on our manufacturer's homepage here.The idea was to simplify it and get straight to the point of how BIMstop helps manufacturers boost the amount their product is specified, in turn increasing their sales!You can w... Read More

BIMstop smarter search launc

Apr 14

We are always looking for ways to make BIMstop smarter, more elegant & efficient. This week we've launched our new homepage redesign & our new search design.Searching for the BIM content (be it a Revit chair or ArchiCAD tank) you are after is now even easier... Read More

Happy New Year!

Apr 14

We trust everybody had a good break and are now getting back into the swing of things. We've got an exciting year a head of us with some great things in the works for all you BIM users!For all you building product manufacturers we've just push an update to our resou... Read More

BIMstop.com - Our new look!

Apr 14

By now you've probably noticed our new look!BIMstop has been rebuilt from the ground up. We are excited to finally have this version 2 launched. As a part of this we are consolidated our brands Barrington Arch + BIMstop into the new BIMstop.comWe've got some great n... Read More

BIMstop login error

Apr 14

Update: This error has now been fixed, back to business as usual!We've had a flood of emails saying there is currently an error with the BIMstop (our BIM content network) login system. No panic, one of our engineers is currently investigating what the error is and w... Read More

BIMstop login tweak

Apr 14

Update: Everything is back up and running again!We are just in the process of updating BIMstop.com (our BIM content network) and we've had a few emails saying that some users are having trouble logging in. We're looking into it now and will get it sorted!

BIMstop related BIM content

Apr 14

As a part of our new recommendation engine rollout, we've released a new feature to the bottom of each content page - "Related content".This addition shows you other content that you may also find useful.The best part is that it learns! It takes into accou... Read More

BIMstop.com advanced profile

Apr 14

BIMstop.com advance profiles has launched. Open to all BIMstop users for free this allows you to add a lot more about yourself and connect with your friends and colleagues who are also on BIMstop.comThis is a great way for you to keep up to date with your favourite... Read More

Facebook meets BIM

Apr 14

Our first Facebook app is now live in the Facebook app directory: http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=214292845250622This allows BIMstop users to easily share and get recommendations from their friends & contacts. Making the process of sourcing build... Read More

37 Signals

Apr 14

Here's a great trick inspired by 37signals, to add BIMstop.com directly into your menu bar - now that's useful!It also really simple to do, here's how: First you'll need Fluid (Mac only at this stage). Fluid lets you create a Site Specific Browser (SSB) out of any w... Read More

Bimlet V2 - BIM Communicatio

Apr 14

With our BIM content network (BIMstop.com) growing strong, we thought it was time to launch our phase two.The need to speed up collaboration is getting larger , with the increased use of BIM (building information modeling) and ever shorter build times, the flood of... Read More

BIMstop.com Growing

Apr 14

BIMstop.com - Our BIM Content Network, is still growing and we are pleased to announce that some more exciting partners are in the pipeline to come on board.BIMstop is now a host to a huge amount BIM related files, in Revit, ArchiCAD & Sketchup formats.The first... Read More

BIM Content On Your Phone

Apr 14

If your like us and obsessed with BIM (Building Information Modeling) then you'll love this.Now available is our BIMstop (BIM Content Network) mobile site. Now where ever you go you can check the latest Revit, ArchiCAD, Sketchup content from your phone. The app allo... Read More

BIM Content For Nulook & Bra

Apr 14

Recently finished is the BIM content we have built for National Aluminium's brands Nulook & Bradnam's. (Aluminium windows & doors).Revit and ArchiCAD users can download the finished content for free from BIMstop here.We've produce their window profiles in bo... Read More

BIMstop going up.

Apr 14

Just a quick update on BIMstop, thanks to everybody who sent in great feedback!We are seeing a lot of registrations and downloads which is positive, with more Revit, ArchiCAD and Sketchup content being added daily.There's still a lot more features to tune and roll o... Read More

BIMstop has Arrived

Apr 14

After months of planning & coding (not to mention a few too many late nights) we are excited to announce that our new depositary for BIM content has arrived; BIMstop.comWe like to think of BIMstop as a place for all building information modelers to source &... Read More

Introducing Chris - Getting

Apr 19

Editors note: Chris is a Architectural designer at the UK based Architectural practice of Ellis Belk Associates ltd. and has over seen the BIM process of many large projects over his years as a professional in the AEC industry. He takes personal interest in the dire... Read More

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