John S. McCain School

John S. McCain School: Project Profile

Orcutt | Winslow describes the implementation of AEC technology on its John S. McCain Elementary School project, currently under construction in Buckeye, Arizona. The main software applications used were Archicad, Solibri, BIMx, SketchUp, and Rhino. Archicad was used to model and document the project and was used for over 90% of the production timeline.

One Za’abeel, Dubai

VisiLean: BIM Integrated Lean Construction Planning

VisiLean is a cloud-based construction planning and scheduling application incorporating lean principles that can be used for high-level planning as well as individual construction tasks in the field. It includes BIM integration that allows the construction schedule to be visually tracked and managed.

Copenhagen Metro

Social Distance Modelling for COVID

This article describes the research that was conducted by a team at the Technical University of Denmark to study the impact of COVID-19 on the passenger flow in the Copenhagen Metro, using passenger flow data and station floorplan drawings as well as Bentley Legion software for simulation of pedestrian flow.

BIM Software for Infrastructure

BIM Software for Infrastructure

This article is focused on capturing the developments in the software available for BIM for infrastructure, including solutions from Site3D, CGS Labs and SierraSoft, Allplan Civil Engineering and Allplan Bridge, Autodesk Civil 3D and InfraWorks, and the many solutions from Bentley.

VendorHub News

  • Deltek and AIA Announce a New Solution for Architects to Build Better Projects. >>
  • Sneak Preview Allplan 2022: Buildability at its Best. >>
  • Global Reach, Local Touch: Solibri establishes own office in The Netherlands. >>
  • Microsol Resources webinar on June 22: Construction Industry Outlook. >>
  • TeamSystem Construction Project Management: Video Demo. >>
  • An innovative approach: BIMcollab's Smart Issues automate the time-consuming process of clash management. >>
  • Enscape: Making Real-Time Rendering Easier Than Ever for Students and Educators. >>
  • UK-Based Sales Professional Joins Ideate Software. >>
  • IES Case Study: 9 Penang Road, UBS South-east Asian Headquarters – LEED Office Interior Platinum. >>
  • Architects and engineers can now create building component libraries parametrically with new built-in parametric object design tool for Archicad users on both Windows and macOS. >>
  • Artlantis Testimonial by Sonia Alonzo Lookjan, Architect/retired professor of Computing in the Architectural sector at the University of Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela. >>
  • Sheena Gaynes of Bentley Systems Featured on CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel List. >>
  • Online Course for ElumTools: A Fully-Integrated Lighting Calculation Tool for Autodesk Revit. >>
  • The Wild Named Top Innovator by ABI Research. >>
  • Schedule Demo of TonicDM: Project File Management Software for Architects & Engineers. >>
  • Visicon Case Study: WSP London’s Structures Team Scores by Saving Significant Time and Reducing Project Risk. >>
  • 4M: BIM Success Stories. >>
  • Newforma blog: Best Practices -- Filing Email to the Project. >>
  • Customer success: How Mail Manager improved processes & operations at Ramboll. >>
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Selected Earlier Articles

Extending BIM to Infrastructure

Extending BIM to Infrastructure

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.

Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley

Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley: Case Study of an IPD Project

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.

Eureka Tower

The Eureka Tower: A Case Study of Advanced BIM Implementation

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.

Labor Productivity in Construction

Labor-Productivity Declines in the Construction Industry

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.