Posts Tagged ‘Building Information Modeling’

BY DENISE CHEVIN Russell Lloyd, head of cost management of consultant Rider Levett Bucknall and member of its global BIM committee, describes how BIM can help quantity surveyors, but it won’t be replacing them any time soon. RLB is global consultant – do you have a global BIM strategy? We have 120 offices around the […]


The industry needs to change; here’s how to manage it. by RAJAT AGARWA, SHANKAR CHANDRASEKARAN, MUKUND SRIDHAR About 80 per cent of all construction work is still done on-site, but project developers and contractors are deploying new approaches that show promise, such as pre-assembly and robot-assembled construction. ALTHOUGH the construction industry suffers from sluggish productivity growth and relatively […]


by Calvin Hennick  from AECBytes. Throughout the world we’re seeing a trend toward the adoption of BIM—Building Information Modeling—across the architecture, engineering and construction [AEC] industries,  as more companies respond to growing requirements for BIM.  Also driving BIM adoption is the realization that a BIM workflow offers benefits in better project team collaboration.  As a […]


by Phillip Keane @ Engineers.com Autodesk BIM 360 Ops, according to its blurb, is a “mobile first maintenance management” tool designed to allow contractors and building owners to streamline the handover process, as well as the operations of the building once construction is complete. Formerly known as Autodesk Building Ops, the application allows real time maintenance alerts […]


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by advenser | Origins of Lean Principles The lean principle, in simple terms, is all about reducing non-value-adding activities and materials (Waste) in a process. The origins of the lean concept can be traced back to the Japanese automobile industry called Toyota. It was an evolved mass production process in which an extreme emphasis was […]


by Sheila Kim @ ARCHITIZER Vectorworks: No Glasses Needed for AR/VR Views The developer behind the popular Vectorworks Architect software showcased recent updates and improvements to its BIM modeling and work-flow tools. But the biggest highlights were, of course, in augmented and virtual reality, which no longer require goggles, Google cardboard or any other VR […]


by CAO Dongping, LI Heng, WANG Guangbin Abstract:Drawing on resource dependence theory, this paper develops and empirically tests a model for understanding how the implementation of building information modeling (BIM) in construction projects impacts the performance of different project participating organizations through improving their interorganizational collaboration capabilities. Based on two sets of survey data collected from […]