BIM and Information Technology
Cook Childrens Hospital North Tower, Fort Worth, Texas; Rendering: Courtesy FKP Architects and SSR
Gensler, HOK, HDR top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the architecture and archite...read more
SmithGroupJJR used BIM with its design of the 230,000-sf Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at Michigan State University. The level of detail and coordination required from each of the firms disciplines was unprecedented. FRIB will be a new national user facility for nuclear science, funded by the Department of Energy Office of Science, Michigan State University, and the state of Michigan. PHOTO: SMITHGROUPJJR
We reached out to dozens of AEC firms that made our annual BIM Giants lists and asked one simple...read more
The Architect of the Capitol this week released a dramatic video timeline of 220 years of buildin...read more
A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...read more
BIM modeling tools are great, but if you can't run efficient, productive coordination meetings, t...read more
A new book from LEGO master builder Warren Elsmore offers instructions for creating scale models...read more
Bluebeam® Software, leading developer of PDF-based collaboration solutions, announced the release...read more
This webinar will focus on a new software subscription service that will help construction compan...read more
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software...read more
Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.
The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...read more
An Australian architect is exploring the benefits of augmented reality in the design and construc...read more
The new Marlborough (Mass.) Hospital Cancer Pavilion is connected to the existing hospital by a CMU shear wall that contains gro
The Marlborough (Mass.) Hospital Cancer Pavilion is one of the first healthcare projects to use B...read more
The American Institute of Steel Construction seeks assistance from BIM users in identifying and documenting best practices to fa
The American Institute of Steel Construction seeks assistance from BIM users in identifying and d...read more
Windows and doors report predicts slow growth in commercial construction; analyzes historic data from 2006-11 and forecast data
Windows and doors report predicts slow growth in commercial construction; analyzes historic data...read more
Newforma releases next generation Project Analyzer software
Newforma, a project information management software company, announced that a new version of its...read more
Designation underscores firm’s success in supporting and educating customers in MEP design and BI...
Panasonic and Bluebeam Software collaborate to develop and introduce the 4K tablet and software t...read more
A compendium of BD+Cs top building information modeling and virtual design + construction articles from 2011-12.
A compendium of BD+Cs top building information modeling and virtual design + construction article...read more
Total global investment in data centers is expected to slow down somewhat this year but still inc...read more
Sales of BIM software and services are expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 17.3%, to a...read more
BIM models (as in the above project) have evolved to a level of information beyond that required for production of 2D documents.
A case study in disruption.
The Data Center Continuous ratings span the range of Cummins Power Generation’s high horsepower d...read more
Software to add 5D management to Trimble’s Solutions for vertical construction contractors.
SharePoint360 was used to manage the renovation and expansion of three community colleges.
Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM...read more
When deciding where to position a donor recognition sign, Ohio State University Medical Center was able to create several render
Ohio State University Medical Center is converting 55 Medical Center buildings from AutoCAD to BI...read more
Lessons for the AEC industry.
SHoP Construction is project integrator for the B2 Modular High Rise Housing @ Atlantic Yards, the first of three new residentia
The AEC industry is on the cusp of a still more significant evolution with cloud computing.
The Building Team preserved more than 65,000 glass blocks, which, if laid end to end, would stretch more than nine miles.
Reconstruction centered on Building 91.1, a historic (1937) five-story former machine shop, with...read more
To date, $5.2 billion worth of live projects have used MySmartPlans, including more than 100 projects in 22 states.
As building projects have grown in scope and complexity, so, too, has the task of document manage...read more