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.
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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October 25, 2012 | By John Tocci, Jr.

Lessons for the AEC industry.

SHoP Construction is project integrator for the B2 Modular High Rise Housing @ A
October 25, 2012 | By Dominic Thasarathar

The AEC industry is on the cusp of a still more significant evolution with cloud computing.

The Building Team preserved more than 65,000 glass blocks, which, if laid end to
October 04, 2012 |

Reconstruction centered on Building 91.1, a historic (1937) five-story former machine shop, with...

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To date, $5.2 billion worth of live projects have used MySmartPlans, including m
October 04, 2012 | By Tom Klemens, PE, contributing editor

As building projects have grown in scope and complexity, so, too, has the task of document manage...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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BIM visualizations like this are important for client and prospect presentations
September 20, 2012 | By Joseph Joseph , Science Applications International Corporation

It's not enough to have BIM capability--you have to know how to sell your BIM expertise to client...

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By utilizing the 415/240 V AC power distribution system, which is standard in mo
July 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Firm uses European standard of power at USCB North Hall Research Data Center.

July 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Acquisition adds estimating software solutions to Meridian Systems’ portfolio.

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

Andrew C. Caruso, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CDT
June 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Caruso will be based in Shanghai and working with the Gensler offices in Japan, China, South Kore...

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The virtual models and walkthroughs helped identify potential safety risks earli
June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

3D BIM site safety plans enable building inspectors to take virtual tours of construction project...

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The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago has combined new data c
May 23, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Silver Cross became one of the first hospitals to install patient tracking software so families k...

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CMSD students in the ACE program received scholarships totaling more than $61,00
May 21, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Mayor Frank G. Jackson gives keynote address at scholarship event for 80 Cleveland Metropolitan S...

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May 14, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

A/E/C industry leaders partner to advance technology’s role in design firm marketing and business...

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May 14, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Architects, engineers and construction professionals use InterSpec’s e-SPECS products on thousand...

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Jerry Yudelson
May 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Green building, sustainability consultant, green building book author Jerry Yudelson will be the...

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Variegated brick at the street level, brushed aluminum, and a mixture of clear a
May 07, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The new stadium for the College World Series in Omaha combines big-league amenities within a trad...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The AIA reported the March ABI score was 50.4, following a mark of 51.0 in February; greatest dem...

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May 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2012.

The buildings feature fenestration that shades the external glass skin with copp
April 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

LEO A DALY, in collaboration with Local Design Institute WDCE, wins competition to design Phase 2...

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Jason F. McLennan
April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

McLennan was recognized for his work on the Living Building Challenge.

April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Check out these helpful apps for everyday design and construction tasks.

Our favorite: Mag...

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According to a Ponemon Institute study, an outage can cost an organization an av
March 21, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Technologies and best practices provide path for better preparation.

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