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Digital Twin

Creating the foundation for a Digital Twin

Aligning the BIM model with the owner’s asset management system is the crucial first step in creating a Digital Twin. By following these guidelines, organizations can harness the power of Digital Twins to optimize facility management, maintenance planning, and decision-making throughout the building’s lifecycle.


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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.

Jun 11, 2018

Accelerate Live! talk: ‘AEC can has Blockchains?’

In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), HOK’s Greg Schleusner explores how the AEC industry could adapt the best ideas from other industries (banking, manufacturing, tech) to modernize inefficient design and construction processes.
May 30, 2018

Accelerate Live! talk: Seven technologies that restore glory to the master builder

In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), AEC technophile Rohit Arora outlines emerging innovations that are poised to transform how we design and build structures in the near future.
May 30, 2018

Accelerate Live! talk: Why the AEC industry must adapt to the Internet of Things boom

In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), building systems expert Jeff Carpenter explores established and emerging IoT applications for commercial and institutional buildings, and offers a technology roadmap for navigating the IoT landscape.
May 24, 2018

Water treatment facility renovation benefits from laser scanning technology

When JRA Architects were contracted to modernize a water treatment facility from the late 1800s,…
BIM and Information Technology | Apr 5, 2018

Tech Report 5.0: Why wait for 3D renderings?

With emerging real-time rendering tools, project teams can design and render on the fly, for enhanced collaboration and resource savings. But the software comes with a catch.

Steven Burns | Mar 2, 2018

The technology you need for stress-free profitability

It bears repeating that project accounting—the practice of accounting on a project-by-project basis…
Building Technology | Mar 1, 2018

Small construction businesses will continue to lag other sectors in tech spending this year

A survey of 800 companies found tepid interest overall in investing in “big data.” 

BD+C University Course | Jan 2, 2018

The art and science of rendering: Visualization that sells architecture [AIA course]

3D artist Ramy Hanna offers guidelines and tricks-of-the-trade to ensure that project artwork is a stunning depiction of the unbuilt space.

Giants 400 | Dec 14, 2017

Top 85 BIM construction firms

Turner Construction Co., Gilbane Building Co., and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest BIM contractors and CM firms, as reported in the 2017 Giants 300 Report.

Giants 400 | Dec 14, 2017

Top 150 BIM design firms

Jacobs, Gensler, and WSP top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest BIM design firms, as reported in the 2017 Giants 300 Report.

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