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.
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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A shrinking workforce combined with a boom in technology have created new roles — and new value for tech-savvy veteran workers on the jobsite.

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

4. Architectural Visualization through Gaming Technology Before 3D walkthroughs for client presen...

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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

9. HOK Takes Videoconferencing to A New Level with its Advanced Collaboration Rooms To help foste...

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July 31, 2009 |

Goettsch Partners (GP) has been selected as the winning firm in the competition to design the Soo...

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