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.
Great Solutions BD+C December 2011

In Orlando, sculpture can be found in unexpected places.

December 10, 2011 | By Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor, and Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The editors of Building Design+Construction present 10 “Great Solutions” that highlight innovativ...

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Best AEC Firms 2011

EYP Architecture & Engineering designers review drawings for a historic preservation project. The firms in-house education foru

December 09, 2011 | By Robert Cassidy

Expertise-Driven Design: At EYP Architecture & Engineering, growing the business goes hand in...

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Autodesk purchases Horizontal Systems

The acquisition of Horizontal Systems will help accelerate the movement of BIM to the cloud.

December 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Acquisition extends and accelerates cloud-based BIM solutions for collaboration, data, and lifecy...

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The John and Mary Brock Football Facility at Georgia Tech in Atlanta was designed and constructed in just 40 weeks using a combi

November 11, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

How construction manager Barton Malow utilized BIM and design-build to deliver a quick turnaround...

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Kolbe's Ultra Series Beveled Direct Set windows include LoE-270 insulating glass with argon gas.

October 24, 2011 | By BD+C

Beveled Direct Set SketchUp and Revit Models available.

October 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

In a recent survey conducted by Building Design+Construction, more than 75% of responden...

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The curvilinear substructure expresses the regions sporting past and land form. METHOD Design wedded a 3D structural model (opp

October 12, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The Louisiana State Sports Hall of Fame celebrates the sporting past, but it took innovative 3D p...

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Panoptix is an intuitive user experience and a subscription-based business model mean that sophisticated building management is

October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Panoptix combines latest technology, new business model and industry-leading expertise to make bu...

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The software can convert a fully BIM detailed standard Revit design file into an immersive collaborative 3D environment in under

October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Interactive modeling software transforms the design­build process. 

September 12, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The new branch provides the company’s international clients with additional support and services....

Project managers can use the Trimble Tablet Rugged PC to check that onsite 2D documents match 3D constructability models.

July 21, 2011 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

A new tablet device for construction professionals puts 3D data at the fingertips of project mana...

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May 18, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Our IT expert puts a new PDF creation package through its paces and sees value for AEC firms that...

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May 16, 2011

Dassault Systèmes and Gehry Technologies announced that Gehry Technologies’ Digital Project produ...

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May 03, 2011

Too few AEC professionals have developed a strategic idea of how BIM can and should re-shape prof...

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May 02, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and CHANTILLY, VA– April 28, 2011 – URS Corporation  and Apptis Holdings, Inc.,...

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April 13, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

While BIM adoption still lags in both design and construction, some enterprising owners, architec...

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April 05, 2011

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

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Future-proofing BIM

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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