Welcome to the third installment of Building Design+Construction’s “Great Solutions,” highlighting 14 innovative technologies and products that you can put to work in your next project.

December 09, 2012


New firm practices the art and science of architectural measurement


“We measure difficult subjects” is the tagline of architectural metrology business Glapin Milphrey LLC, a startup company that provides architectural measurement services to AEC professionals looking to improve their BIM workflows. Formed earlier this year, Glapin Milphrey is the brainchild of architect Doug Brinley, who has developed workflow processes for digitally measuring 3D spaces and converting the spatial information for direct transfer to modeling applications. Based in Seattle, Glapin Milphrey’s spatial datasets are purely electronic and are collected using reflectorless, robotic  electronic distance measuring technology.



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