Got Macros? Scripting and Coding for BIMAECbytes Archived Article (May 22, 2014)
In this article, Karen Kensek, Assistant Professor in USC’s School of Architecture, advocates the writing and use of macros in AEC firms to improve the efficiency of BIM, which “out of the box” is not synchronized with the way firms work. Just as CAD was customized to capture decades of accumulated wisdom of workflows that made firms profitable and effective, BIM can also be customized to obtain similar benefits. Although the programming language and implementation may be different, the technical skills and work efficiencies that firms gained from scripts/macros in CAD carry over to BIM.
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