Posted on July 20, 2011
The mercury pushed 100 degrees Fahrenheit at the Swissotel in downtown Chicago as the BIM Forum welcomed more than 400 attendees for its summer conference asking “When does...
Posted on July 20, 2011
The City of Chicago is attempting to attract private funds to pay for energy efficiency upgrades of nearly 100 public buildings. The buildings that together have more than 6....
Posted on July 15, 2011
Following an 86-day open ballot period, the National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART Alliance has closed the submission period to develop Version 2 of the...
Posted on July 13, 2011
The oldest building at the University of Minnesota’s twin cities campus is slated for a major overhaul. Eddy Hall, a 31,000 sf red brick Queen Anne-style structure listed on...
Posted on July 06, 2011
The CEO of a Dallas high-tech firm says that it chose to retrofit an old downtown building rather than build a new one in the suburbs, which was a less expensive option, for...
Posted on June 29, 2011
The remaking of the 6.5 million-sf Pentagon building is complete—17 years after it began. The renovation of the world’s largest office building was completed ahead of...
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...