Category Archives: BIM

BIM Standard Released

Following a multi-year effort, the National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance® released the latest edition of the nation’s consensus-based standard governing building information modeling (BIM). From planning and design through construction and operations, the National BIM Standard-United States® (NBIMS-US™) … Continue reading

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Dumb Point Clouds

Here’s the problem with laser scanners – they are dumb, or as they point out in this article from the UK, “Whilst the point cloud gives a dimensionally-accurate 3D representation, from a BIM perspective it is still very much dumb … Continue reading

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USIBD Digital Reality Conference

The USIBD will be hosting an important building documentation conference September 16-17, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The theme “Where Technology Meets Business Reality” is an appropriate indicator of the practical, high value … Continue reading

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USIBD Needs Your Input

The survey applies to all those who are associated with the industry of documenting buildings. Continue reading

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Integrated BIM, 3D and Geospatial – Finally

Geoff and I are on the same wavelength about the importance and potential of these new standards that are now out for comment. Continue reading

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USIBD Releases Standards Documents

I encourage everyone to take advantage of the hard work that has gone into these documents Continue reading

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Built Environment 2050

The days of building your business model on proprietary data are numbered. Continue reading

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What BIM is Not

To get the maximum value out of BIM it needs to be introduced at the start of a project and continue throughout the lifecycle of an asset. Continue reading

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BIM Social Network

The company has pioneered the first web-based portal that brings BIM professionals together Continue reading

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Adoption of 3D Workflows

Trust me, we are many years away from the widespread adoption of 3D workflows by public transportation agencies in the U.S. Continue reading

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