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.
April 05, 2011

A study by the National Building Specification arm of RIBA Enterprises showed that 43% of archite...

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March 15, 2011

To benefit from new building design and construction technol...

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March 10, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Newforma enhances its Project Center information management platform with a Revit add-in’ and mob...

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February 23, 2011

While green data centers will continue to be a trend within the industry, technology is also driv...

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February 15, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The construction of a new data center becomes a test case for BIM’s ability to enhance project de...

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January 28, 2011

Firestone Building Products Company unveiled FirestoneRoof, a first-of-its-kind free mobile web a...

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January 07, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

By using BIM for the design of its new San Clemente, Calif., store, big-box retailer Target has b...

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December 17, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The Building Team for a renovation project at Georgia Tech uses BIM and 3D design tools to solve...

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November 16, 2010

Gary Heasley, president of New Millennium Building Systems, Fort Wayne, Ind., and EVP of its pare...

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November 16, 2010

123 Zero build is a free tool for calculating the performance of a market-ready carbon-neutral of...

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November 09, 2010

BD+C has reported on how 3D printers are attracting the attention of AEC firms. Now you...

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November 02, 2010

Back in the halcyon days of 2006, energy analysis of building design and performance was a luxury...

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October 13, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Contributing Editor Jeff Yoders tests a new small-form factor, workstation-class desktop in Hewle...

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October 13, 2010 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor; Photo: © Sean Airhart/NBBJ

The $137 million, 12-story, 500,000-sf Miami Valley Hospital cardiac center, Dayton, Ohio, is the...

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September 13, 2010 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Power consumption for data centers doubled from 2000 and 2006, and it is anticipated to double ag...

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September 13, 2010 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Today’s less costly 3D color printers are attracting the attention of AEC firms looking to rapidl...

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April 01, 2010 | By Jeffrey Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

Three-dimensional design tools have revolutionized the way architects and engineers design buildi...

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March 01, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

As the need for new state, county, and municipal facilities keeps growing and funding for public...

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February 09, 2010 | Jeffrey Yoders

Nemetschek North America (NNA) has entered a new partnership with Apple in the United States. Und...

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February 01, 2010

The American Institute of Architects and the AIA California Council have released the results of...

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February 01, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

Collaboration software is going beyond just sharing files. It is being used to enable full buildi...

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October 13, 2009

In the three-year period leading up to the current recession, gross billings at U.S. architecture...

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October 02, 2009

Today iSqFt, the nation’s leading online preconstruction network, announced it has purchased the...

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October 01, 2009

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s newly formed BIM Task Group met during the...

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September 24, 2009

New York-based architect Polshek Partnership today unveiled its design scheme for the $70 million...

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September 24, 2009

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the formation of a new technical committee on Bui...

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September 23, 2009

Another stall in the recovery for the construction industry as the Architecture Billings Index (A...

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September 09, 2009

Pella Corporation now offers three-dimensional (3D) window and door models for use in Building In...

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September 08, 2009

A newly released guide from ASHRAE on building information models and building information modeli...

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September 02, 2009

Since its founding in 1953, HGA Architects and Engineers (HGA), a full service integrated archite...

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