BIM and Information Technology

BIM and IT are subject matter that every member of the building team should have some kind of handle on, and that everyone can derive some benefit from. Whether it’s an app to help with cost control or an optimized building design achieved through BIM, these technologies can bring your projects to the next level and beyond.
Best AEC Firms 2011
December 09, 2011 | By Robert Cassidy

Expertise-Driven Design: At EYP Architecture & Engineering, growing the business goes hand in...

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Autodesk purchases Horizontal Systems
December 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Acquisition extends and accelerates cloud-based BIM solutions for collaboration, data, and lifecy...

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November 11, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

How construction manager Barton Malow utilized BIM and design-build to deliver a quick turnaround...

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October 24, 2011 | By BD+C

Beveled Direct Set SketchUp and Revit Models available.

October 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

In a recent survey conducted by Building Design+Construction, more than 75% of responden...

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October 12, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The Louisiana State Sports Hall of Fame celebrates the sporting past, but it took innovative 3D p...

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October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Panoptix combines latest technology, new business model and industry-leading expertise to make bu...

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October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Interactive modeling software transforms the design­build process. 

September 12, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The new branch provides the company’s international clients with additional support and services....

July 21, 2011 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

A new tablet device for construction professionals puts 3D data at the fingertips of project mana...

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May 18, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Our IT expert puts a new PDF creation package through its paces and sees value for AEC firms that...

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May 16, 2011

Dassault Systèmes and Gehry Technologies announced that Gehry Technologies’ Digital Project produ...

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May 03, 2011

Too few AEC professionals have developed a strategic idea of how BIM can and should re-shape prof...

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May 02, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and CHANTILLY, VA– April 28, 2011 – URS Corporation  and Apptis Holdings, Inc.,...

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April 13, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

While BIM adoption still lags in both design and construction, some enterprising owners, architec...

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April 05, 2011

A study by the National Building Specification arm of RIBA Enterprises showed that 43% of archite...

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March 15, 2011

To benefit from new building design and construction technol...

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March 10, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Newforma enhances its Project Center information management platform with a Revit add-in’ and mob...

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February 23, 2011

While green data centers will continue to be a trend within the industry, technology is also driv...

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February 15, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The construction of a new data center becomes a test case for BIM’s ability to enhance project de...

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January 28, 2011

Firestone Building Products Company unveiled FirestoneRoof, a first-of-its-kind free mobile web a...

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January 07, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

By using BIM for the design of its new San Clemente, Calif., store, big-box retailer Target has b...

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December 17, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The Building Team for a renovation project at Georgia Tech uses BIM and 3D design tools to solve...

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November 16, 2010

Gary Heasley, president of New Millennium Building Systems, Fort Wayne, Ind., and EVP of its pare...

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November 16, 2010

123 Zero build is a free tool for calculating the performance of a market-ready carbon-neutral of...

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November 09, 2010

BD+C has reported on how 3D printers are attracting the attention of AEC firms. Now you...

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November 02, 2010

Back in the halcyon days of 2006, energy analysis of building design and performance was a luxury...

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October 13, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Contributing Editor Jeff Yoders tests a new small-form factor, workstation-class desktop in Hewle...

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October 13, 2010 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor; Photo: © Sean Airhart/NBBJ

The $137 million, 12-story, 500,000-sf Miami Valley Hospital cardiac center, Dayton, Ohio, is the...

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September 13, 2010 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Power consumption for data centers doubled from 2000 and 2006, and it is anticipated to double ag...

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