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.
BIM visualizations like this are important for client and prospect presentations

BIM visualizations like this are important for client and prospect presentations, but your firms BIM marketing program must go

September 20, 2012 | By Joseph Joseph , Science Applications International Corporation

It's not enough to have BIM capability--you have to know how to sell your BIM expertise to client...

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By utilizing the 415/240 V AC power distribution system, which is standard in mo

By utilizing the 415/240 V AC power distribution system, which is standard in most European and Asian countries, ID was able to

July 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Firm uses European standard of power at USCB North Hall Research Data Center.

July 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Acquisition adds estimating software solutions to Meridian Systems’ portfolio.

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

Andrew C. Caruso, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CDT

Andrew C. Caruso, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CDT

June 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Caruso will be based in Shanghai and working with the Gensler offices in Japan, China, South Kore...

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The virtual models and walkthroughs helped identify potential safety risks earli

The virtual models and walkthroughs helped identify potential safety risks earlier in the review process, before the start of co

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

3D BIM site safety plans enable building inspectors to take virtual tours of construction project...

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The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago has combined new data c

The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago has combined new data centers with new medical facilities.

May 23, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Silver Cross became one of the first hospitals to install patient tracking software so families k...

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CMSD students in the ACE program received scholarships totaling more than $61,00

CMSD students in the ACE program received scholarships totaling more than $61,000

May 21, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Mayor Frank G. Jackson gives keynote address at scholarship event for 80 Cleveland Metropolitan S...

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May 14, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

A/E/C industry leaders partner to advance technology’s role in design firm marketing and business...

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May 14, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Architects, engineers and construction professionals use InterSpec’s e-SPECS products on thousand...

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Jerry Yudelson

Jerry Yudelson

May 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Green building, sustainability consultant, green building book author Jerry Yudelson will be the...

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Variegated brick at the street level, brushed aluminum, and a mixture of clear a

Variegated brick at the street level, brushed aluminum, and a mixture of clear and translucent glass surround the top of the sta

May 07, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The new stadium for the College World Series in Omaha combines big-league amenities within a trad...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The AIA reported the March ABI score was 50.4, following a mark of 51.0 in February; greatest dem...

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May 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2012.

The buildings feature fenestration that shades the external glass skin with copp

The buildings feature fenestration that shades the external glass skin with copper-colored brise-soleil, graduated in color from

April 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

LEO A DALY, in collaboration with Local Design Institute WDCE, wins competition to design Phase 2...

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Jason F. McLennan

Jason F. McLennan

April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

McLennan was recognized for his work on the Living Building Challenge.

April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Check out these helpful apps for everyday design and construction tasks.

Our favorite: Mag...

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According to a Ponemon Institute study, an outage can cost an organization an av

According to a Ponemon Institute study, an outage can cost an organization an average of about $5,000 per minute. Thats $300,00

March 21, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Technologies and best practices provide path for better preparation.

The CornellNYC Tech campus, which will house the Technion-Cornell Innovation Ins

The CornellNYC Tech campus, which will house the Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute, will be a new type of academic enterpris

March 07, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Each of the firms will be asked to assemble a team of consultants and prepare for an interview to...

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The Firestone BP iPad app offers building owners, facility managers, contractors

The Firestone BP iPad app offers building owners, facility managers, contractors, architects, and consultants multiple views of

March 07, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Free app provides a preview of Firestone’s Roots to Rooftop Building Envelope Solution with an ov...

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Geo-tagged image shows the exact spot where the photo was taken (red dot) and th

Geo-tagged image shows the exact spot where the photo was taken (red dot) and the angle at which it was taken, as well as date,

March 01, 2012 | By Ryan Abbott, SUNDT Construction, Inc.

Our expert tells how to organize construction progress photos so you don’t lose track of all the...

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The use of light load-bearing glass to create transparent stairs, floors, and ot

The use of light load-bearing glass to create transparent stairs, floors, and other walkable applications serves the overarching

March 01, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan, contributing editor

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

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February 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The improved communication, coordination, and collaboration afforded by BIM implementation have a...

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February 16, 2012

White paper was written with the sole purpose of providing accurate, reliable information about c...

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A crew member uses a ruggedized tablet equipped with augmented reality software to visualize the BIM geometry of a complex stai

February 01, 2012 | By Dace Campbell, AIA, LEED AP, BNBuilders

A new software tool derived from virtual reality is helping Building Teams use the power of BIM m...

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December 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The company recently began offering companies the ability to run assessments for design credits,...

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December 27, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Once completed, the new building addition will double the size of the data center which houses so...

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Data centers

The growing dependence on the data center means growing consequences of downtime. If all 509,147 data centers went out 2.5 times

December 27, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Advances in technology, an increased reliance on the Internet and social media as well as an incr...

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Hundreds of construction trades people celebrate reaching the top of concrete structure for facility.

December 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Hundreds of construction trades people celebrate reaching the top of concrete structure for facil...

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December 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Nominate a colleague, peer, or even yourself. ...

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