Monday, November 15, 2010

The State of Ohio and BIM






Another state looking at adopting BIM standards.
Click here to review the pre-release document for interested eyes...

Friday, August 6, 2010

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Penn State - BIM Project Execution Planning Guide

I just received an email that the BIM Project Execution Planning Guide published at Penn State has been updated.

My bad - Only the "BIM Plan Template" has been updated

Download the latest version here.

Friday, February 19, 2010

EUA to Present BIM and IPD at ZweigWhite

Bret Tushaus, VP and Director of IT from our offfice is presenting BIM and IPD at an upcoming ZweigWhite Webcast. Check out the details here.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

How does IES fit into Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

I ran across this blog post where Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) is explaining where and how their  products fit into an Integrate Project Delivery method. If you're interested in making better decisions earlier and then following thru the lifecycle of the project, check out this post.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

How much can BIM save??

Interesting article on how much BIM is saving on projects... The jury is still out but we're hearing that projects are coming in anywhere from 10% - 20% under budget when IPD is used on the project.

Check out the full article here

Webcast: How Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Can Work

Reed Construction is presenting a webcast titled How Integrated Project Delivery Can Work.

You can get more information or register by clicking here.

A full calendar is located here.

You can also view any previous webcasts by going to the archive section here.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Private Cloud - BIM and the Cloud by AECbytes

AECbytes has a VERY interesting article this month on Private Clouds The article goes into how Little Diversified Architectural Consulting has used this technology within their firm. Check out the article here...












If you're not familar with Clouds - takes some time and Google it or do a search on Youtube. A Youtube link from the article can get you started with your search.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and the AIA - Great Resource!

The AIA has compiled a wealth of knowledge on Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) into one website! They have everything from articles on Practice, Technology/BIM, to website links, podcasts and case studies.











If you're interested in learning more about IPD, this is one site to be sure to check out!

http://www.aia.org/about/initiatives/AIAB082185

Monday, January 25, 2010

BIM Claims -

I did not attend the BIMforum so I'm simply passing along a post worth reading... Its focus is on BIM and claims. Thanks to Laura at (bim)x for the info!

Also, here is a link to the BIMForum site: http://bimforum.org/

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Friday, January 15, 2010

Autodesk, BIM and FM... FM:Systems

In a recent press release, Autodesk named FM:Systems a preferred partner on Building Information Modeling and Facility Management. I haven't had a chance to look at this solution as of yet, but will let you know what I find out!

Autodesk will continue to support and transition Autodesk FMDesktop customers to FM:Systems. Under the terms of the agreement FM:Systems will provide Autodesk FMDesktop customers with extended support as well as an option to migrate to the firm’s FM:Interact Workplace Management Suite.

There's even a special web site created for current FMDesktop users to get more information on FM:Systems.

Click here to read the full press release.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) - Case Studies

The AIA is offering a new publication that examines and discusses real-world IPD projects.
  • Autodesk Inc. AEC Solutions Division Headquarters
  • Sutter Health Fairfield Medical Office Building
  • Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital Expansion
  • St. Clare Health Center
  • Encircle Health Ambulatory Care Center
  • Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Arizona State University
Check it out here!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Friday, January 8, 2010

BIM Periodicals

In you're looking for something to do in your spare time, how about reading some Building Information Modeling (BIM) periodicals!



Wednesday, January 6, 2010

BIM - Head Tracking Technology

Look ma - NO HANDS!!



Houston Neal of Software Advice passed on a link on a new Head Tracking technology. Worthy of sharing. Check out the video here.