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.
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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September 01, 2009 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

As general contractors look to technology for an edge in the slowing commercial construction mark...

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August 19, 2009

Exhibiting a welcome rebound following a 5-point dip the month prior, the Architecture Billings I...

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August 18, 2009

EwingCole, a nationally recognized architectural, engineering, interior design, and planning firm...

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August 18, 2009

AEC firms are hotbeds of invention and innovation to meet client needs in today's highly competit...

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August 12, 2009

With cities mandating LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification for publ...

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August 11, 2009

International architecture company RMJM today announced details of the $1 billion Varyap Meridian...

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August 05, 2009

Ensuring that a common language of “energy efficiency” is spoken by both building information mod...

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August 05, 2009

Eight teams were recognized today as finalists of the...

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August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

22. Commercial Properties Repositioned for University USE Tocci Building Companies is finding suc...

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