Reviews

Data-Driven Design and Construction

This review explores the book, Data-Driven Design and Construction: 25 Strategies for Capturing, Analyzing and Applying Building Data, authored by Randy Deutsch, who draws upon his experience in both academia and the industry to ponder on the question of data, why it is important, and how we can ...

Archetris Schema: Early-stage Programming and Space Planning

This review explores a new solution, Schema from Archetris, for space programming and planning in the preliminary design phase of a building project. It comes in six distinct yet integrated modules, which collectively chart a traditional linear workflow of developing, iterating, and refining a design from the ...

Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and Future Practice

This review explores the book, Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and Future Practice, which brings together many of the leading academics and researchers in the field of AEC technology writing about some of their current BIM-related research. It is published by Wiley and edited by Karen Kensek ...

Bentley EADOC: Cloud-Based Construction Management

This review explores how the capabilities of construction management—submittals, drawings, pay estimates, change orders, RFI's, action items, schedules, etc.—and project financials—budget, funding sources, contracts, pay estimates, change requests, and change orders—are integrated in EADOC ...