Posted on June 24, 2011
The capstone of a rehab project on a historic Lander, Wyoming, building that was originally a swanky hotel was the installation of a photovoltaic array. The technology has...
Posted on June 22, 2011
Designers will automatically be able to adhere to the U.S. National CAD Standard (NCS) guidelines from the Building Smart Alliance with the help of a new workspace for civil...
Posted on June 22, 2011
Architect James Timberlake of Philadelphia firm Kieran/Timberlake will speak July 19 at BIM Forum Chicago at the Swissotel in Chicago. Timberlake, with his partner Stephen...
Posted on June 22, 2011
CADFaster/Collaborate is a new online tool that lets you annotate and share 3-D BIM and CAD models across offices and national boundaries using cloud computing to compress...
Posted on June 16, 2011
In today’s integrated BIM projects, where does design end and construction begin?The Summer BIMForum, July 19-20 at the Swissotel in Chicago, will focus on how BIM is...
Posted on June 15, 2011
Two new developments in Washington may give a boost to solar energy and energy-efficient building retrofits. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, has enlisted New...
Posted on June 09, 2011
Man up*, America’s Building Teams! The gauntlet has been thrown at your feet. The fighting words have been issued. It’s dueling BIM models at sunrise. There’s no longer any...
Posted on June 08, 2011
Last October, I had a chance to meet Jefferson Han at an HP event, founder of Perceptive Pixel, a developer of multi-touch touchscreen computers such as the election maps...
Posted on June 08, 2011
The Obama Administration last week launched Green Refinance Plus, a new program sprung from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that encourages energy-efficient...
Posted on June 01, 2011
A $1.2 billion plan to reconstruct a San Francisco residential neighborhood will replace 1,500 rent-controlled townhomes with 7,200 new energy-efficient units over the next...