The Future of CAD with the World of BIM

4 11 2009

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is changing the world and has also created a burden for manufacturers to supply data to the architects in a different format…read more





IPD at Trapelo Road

31 03 2009

This is a must view for anyone wanting to see what BIM is all about… hats off to Autodesk for using BIM and IPD on their own projects! 🙂

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Wellington Architecture Company Reaps Results with Autodesk….

3 03 2009

ArcHaus Reaps Results with Autodesk
The integration of Autodesk Revit Architecture and Autodesk 3ds Max improves workflows and rendering to deliver sophisticated visualisations, true BIM collaboration and client inspiration. Click here to review PDF…





Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) – The Real BIM

15 10 2008

Most of you visiting this site will know about BIM (Building Information Modeling) but are you aware of IPD (Integrated Project Delivery) or CWA’s (Collaborative Working Alliances)…?… To find out more on IPD, click here to view a very good, if not “cheesy”, video explaining the IPD process in ‘human’ terms.

References: IPD Home
AIACC
AIA IPD Guidelines





The World’s First BIM and IPD Design Contracts

26 09 2008

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Announces the Release of Six New Documents Including a First of its Kind Building Information Model Hands-On Tool.

“For the first time in the industry, this new AIA tool effectively allows users to work in partnership and assign responsibilities to successfully manage a BIM model. All parties can specify and understand each other’s level of development within the model and reference it with confidence at any time,” said Jim Bedrick, Vice President of Virtual Building and Design at Webcor Builders in San Mateo, California. “So the bottom line is; all team members know what they can expect from each other with this new AIA BIM Exhibit.”

For more information visit the AIA website here: