More from AIA 2009

August 11, 2010

By next year, most architects will be using BIM.BIM modeling is predicted to achieve total marketplace use in the next five years. Currently, 43% of architects say they're heavy BIM users, meaning that more than 60% of their work is done in BIM, and 54% expect to be heavy users within a year, according to experts from the AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) sessions. “There is every indication that BIM is an inevitable technology,” said Markku Allison, resource architect at the AIA. “Our firm survey results from late last year back that up.”

AIA releases new contract documents software. The American Institute of Architects has released an updated version of AIA Contract Documents software as well as new Construction Manager documents. The updated software features easier project and document management, simplified document completion, Microsoft Excel capabilities in several G-Series forms, and one-click custom template creation.


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