More stories about BIM

  • All-in-one app for building products, design tools

    The new Sweets App is an all-in-one mobile source for building products, CAD details, and BIM objects.

  • Under the Hood

    Software is crucial to design, but a program is only part of the story. Plug-ins, updates, and other customizations are key to getting work done.

  • Best-Laid Plans

    Energy modeling is for everyone and all buildings benefit.

  • BIM, Re-Booted

    Building Information Modeling has to keep up if it's going to remain on top.

  • Lean and Green

    New Web-based and cloud-based tools strip away some of the obstacles to running an efficient office.

  • using mass media and technology to promote good design

    Rethinking how to communicate with clients.

  • après le downturn

    We asked visionary architects, designers, and cultural philosophers to predict how the downturn may transform housing. Here's what they told us: "The world is becoming both aesthetically conscious and information savvy. In this digital age, people want to

  • drawing the line

    Part of the mystique of architects has traditionally come from their hand sketches, those fluid doodles that brilliantly capture the evolution of ideas.

  • BIM Tips for Firms

    Model-based design is the biggest change to hit the building industry since CAD, and it means adapting not only to a new technology but also a new way of thinking and working. John Schippers teaches a class on building information modeling (BIM) and provided these tips.

  • Learn the Ins and Outs of Building Information Modeling

    As Building Information Modeling (BIM) continues to blur the lines between architecture, engineering, and construction disciplines, education among these professions becomes increasingly important.