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.
In one of the largest augmented reality applications to date, VTN Consulting wor
September 04, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Thanks to inexpensive mobile devices and increasingly advanced software apps, Building Teams are...

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September 04, 2013 | Leo O’Loughlin, Senior Vice President, Energy and Sustainability, Jones Lang LaSalle

Recent advancements in technology are allowing owners to connect with facilities as never before,...

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The new LOD Specification by BIMForum adds context and meaning to the levels of
August 08, 2013 | Jeffrey Yoders, Contributing Editor

The newly released LOD Specification document allows Building Teams to understand exactly what’s...

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Courtesy FKP Architects and SSR
July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Turner, Clark Group, DPR top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the contractors and c...

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Courtesy SmithGroup
July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, URS, SAIC top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the engineering and engineer...

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Cook Childrens Hospital North Tower, Fort Worth, Texas; Rendering: Courtesy FKP
July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, HOK, HDR top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the architecture and archite...

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SmithGroupJJR used BIM with its design of the 230,000-sf Facility for Rare Isoto
July 19, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

We reached out to dozens of AEC firms that made our annual BIM Giants lists and asked one simple...

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July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Architect of the Capitol this week released a dramatic video timeline of 220 years of buildin...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...

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May 30, 2013 | Jared Krieger, AIA, LEED AP, Gensler

BIM modeling tools are great, but if you can't run efficient, productive coordination meetings, t...

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May 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new book from LEGO master builder Warren Elsmore offers instructions for creating scale models...

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April 18, 2013

Bluebeam® Software, leading developer of PDF-based collaboration solutions, announced the release...

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April 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

This webinar will focus on a new software subscription service that will help construction compan...

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April 07, 2013 | Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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March 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An Australian architect is exploring the benefits of augmented reality in the design and construc...

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The new Marlborough (Mass.) Hospital Cancer Pavilion is connected to the existin
March 06, 2013 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The Marlborough (Mass.) Hospital Cancer Pavilion is one of the first healthcare projects to use B...

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The American Institute of Steel Construction seeks assistance from BIM users in
February 25, 2013 | AISC

The American Institute of Steel Construction seeks assistance from BIM users in identifying and d...

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Windows and doors report predicts slow growth in commercial construction; analyz
February 08, 2013 | Posted by Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Windows and doors report predicts slow growth in commercial construction; analyzes historic data...

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Newforma releases next generation Project Analyzer software
January 31, 2013 | Newforma

Newforma, a project information management software company, announced that a new version of its...

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January 25, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Designation underscores firm’s success in supporting and educating customers in MEP design and BI...

January 09, 2013 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Panasonic and Bluebeam Software collaborate to develop and introduce the 4K tablet and software t...

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A compendium of BD+Cs top building information modeling and virtual design + con
January 03, 2013 | By BD+C Staff

A compendium of BD+Cs top building information modeling and virtual design + construction article...

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January 02, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

Total global investment in data centers is expected to slow down somewhat this year but still inc...

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January 02, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

Sales of BIM software and services are expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 17.3%, to a...

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BIM models (as in the above project) have evolved to a level of information beyo
January 02, 2013 | By John Tobin, LEED AP

A case study in disruption.

November 28, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The Data Center Continuous ratings span the range of Cummins Power Generation’s high horsepower d...

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November 05, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Software to add 5D management to Trimble’s Solutions for vertical construction contractors.

BIM Article December 2011 BD+C
October 25, 2012 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM...

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BIM: Not Just for New Buildings
October 25, 2012 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

Ohio State University Medical Center is converting 55 Medical Center buildings from AutoCAD to BI...

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