A BIM Manager/Co-ordinator

News, stories, insights and best practices for Building Information Modelling (BIM) Managers or Co-Ordinators

  • Designing & Building the Tesla Gigafactory with HD BIM

    Designing & Building the Tesla Gigafactory with HD BIM

    Photo credit: https://www.tesla.com/gigafactory It’s been almost two years since Tesla began limited production at its lithium-ion battery factory, Gigafactory 1, in Sparks, Nevada. With the...

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  • The Museum Architecture of Dubai, Milton Keynes, and More

    The Museum Architecture of Dubai, Milton Keynes, and More

    Museums have the important responsibilities of caring for, conserving, storing, and displaying artifacts and objects from all fields of human endeavour. These artifacts showcase the world around...

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  • From Paper to PC: Why Estimators Are Adopting BIM Technology

    From Paper to PC: Why Estimators Are Adopting BIM Technology

    Project estimation has come a long way in the past ten years. Thanks to evolving BIM technology, estimators are improving day-to-day workflows, reducing overall project costs, and saving money...

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  • The BIM Phrasebook

    The BIM Phrasebook

    A handy pocket guide containing a brief glossary of some of the most commonly used, but easily misunderstood, terms used in the BIM sector. Perfect for those encountering BIM for the first time.

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  • What’s a BIM Execution Plan and Why Should MEP Firms Have One?

    What’s a BIM Execution Plan and Why Should MEP Firms Have One?

    The construction industry is by now well acquainted with the concept of Building Information Modelling, or BIM. It isn’t completely ubiquitous yet – especially in a global framework – but this 3D...

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  • Rotating Skyscraper in Dubai Must Have BIM

    Rotating Skyscraper in Dubai Must Have BIM

    Building principles go back centuries but architecture is always evolving. Physical laws remain but sometimes an innovation arises, making us rethink the realms of possibility— the rotating skyscraper

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  • How to Use Your BIM Model In All Project Stages

    How to Use Your BIM Model In All Project Stages

    A BIM model enriched with specific data provides great value throughout the entire building lifecycle. This can result in a great amount of usable information. But how do you manage all of it?

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  • Old Buildings Matter: Sustainability and Existing Structures

    Old Buildings Matter: Sustainability and Existing Structures

    According to Carl Elefante, FAIA, LEED AP, “The Greenest Building Is…One That Is Already Built.” The greenest building isn’t necessarily the latest and greatest, highest-scoring LEED-Platinum award...

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  • Scan-to-BIM: What You Should Know

    Scan-to-BIM: What You Should Know

    Whether you’re thinking about getting started in 3D laser scanning or you’ve been doing it for years, this guide reviews scan to BIM best practices for construction crews of every level.

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  • Global BIM Standards: Is Your Country Next?

    Global BIM Standards: Is Your Country Next?

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is quickly becoming the standard amongst major countries. In fact, many now have BIM standards mandating that certain BIM levels are achieved on projects....

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  • 18th Edition Intro: What Electrical Designers and Electricians Need to Know

    18th Edition Intro: What Electrical Designers and Electricians Need to Know

    Details of the 18th Edition are subject to change up to the final publication of the regulations, but here we present some of the changes and what we know about the so far.

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  • How to Make the Most Out of Your BIM Content

    How to Make the Most Out of Your BIM Content

    In a previous blog, we addressed the importance of content in BIM projects. But what are the different BIM file types and formats available— and how can you make the most out of these types of...

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  • 2D to 3D Models: Entering the Third Dimension

    2D to 3D Models: Entering the Third Dimension

    As you’ve likely heard or read, the construction industry is in a state of transformation: from flat to fat; from two to three dimensions. Because of the benefits a third dimension brings,...

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  • 10 BIM Trends in the MEP Industry for 2018

    10 BIM Trends in the MEP Industry for 2018

    BIM this year promises to be interesting. New technologies will be introduced, trends from last year are now becoming common, and more companies are benefiting from reduced failure costs and...

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  • Beyond Energy Efficiency: BIM in Sustainable Construction

    Beyond Energy Efficiency: BIM in Sustainable Construction

    When you hear the word “sustainable” at this point, you might start rolling your eyes. That’s not surprising — it’s become a buzzword applied to everything from milk to marketing. But, when you...

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  • No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit

    No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit

    Adam Jeninga is a Detailer at Interstates, an electrical construction and automation company with locations throughout the Midwest. Adam was awarded Staff Pick for a BIM project he submitted at...

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  • The Future of Building Design in 5 Minutes or Less

    The Future of Building Design in 5 Minutes or Less

    While “the future of building design” is far too deep and rich a topic to cover in five minutes or less, the top-level trends driving that future are much easier to wrap your head around.

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  • BIM Content Is Everything

    BIM Content Is Everything

    Content. It is essential for BIM projects. Content, as we see it in BIM (Building Information Modelling), is a digital 3D representation enriched with parametric information such as size,...

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  • Top 10 Reasons to Implement BIM

    Top 10 Reasons to Implement BIM

    Building Information Modelling, or BIM, is quickly becoming the standard in building and project design. This model-based approach is used for both communication and collaboration; however, ...

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  • Mixed Reality Gets Real with Trimble’s HoloLens Hard Hat

    Mixed Reality Gets Real with Trimble’s HoloLens Hard Hat

    The lines between reality and fiction are finally disappearing on construction sites. A new hard hat solution for Microsoft HoloLens is changing the way construction professionals design, build,...

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