Autodesk has just released the 2022 version of Revit, and Revit expert Dan Stine returns to tell us about tapered walls, PDF export, IFC4 support, 3D grids, new model categories, improved people flow, rebar enhancements, API improvements, and many more features in this release.
Frank Weiss, Senior Director of BIM and Innovation at Oracle discusses four key areas that need to be addressed: common data environment; data relevance and quality; adoption of digital twins; and industry standardization and openness.
This book by Jonathan Ingram, who developed the precursor to modern BIM applications, is an excellent resource on the history of BIM, its current status, and its future potential, with some very intriguing ideas for its further development.
Sasaki, an interdisciplinary architecture, planning, landscape, and design firm with offices in Boston, Massachusetts, Shanghai, China, and Denver, Colorado, shares its perspective on AEC technology in this Firm Profile.
Now that BIM has conquered the building industry and is here to stay, this article explores the application of the same “information modeling” concept to infrastructure.
While IPD is still more of a goal than a reality for most of the AEC industry, there are a few ground-breaking projects that are already using this new collaboration and delivery method.
Standing 92 stories tall with a total height of 300 meters (984 feet), the Eureka Tower located in Melbourne, Australia, is not only the tallest residential building in the world, it is also one of the largest projects to be designed using BIM.
Dr. Paul Teicholz, Professor (Research) Emeritus, of the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University explores the gradual decline of field productivity in the construction industry and its main causes.