More stories about BIM

  • connecting the dots

    building information modeling is poised to bundle a fragmented design and construction process.

  • Tap Into the "Green Appliance Collection" on Google SketchUp

    At the International Builders Show, Whirlpool Corp., parent company of several popular home appliance brands, launched the Green Appliance Collection, a set of 3-D models for use with Google SketchUp 3-D modeling software.

  • New CAD Standard Available

    Version 4.0 of the United States National CAD Standard (NCS)—the first update since 2005—has been released by The American Institute of Architects (AIA), The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), and the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS).

  • BIM Enables Building Blitz in Bogalusa

    The Jan. 18, 2008, edition of AIArchitect This Week reveals how nonprofit group Solid Rock Carpenters, led by Mark Eric Benner, AIA, constructed five Habitat for Humanity homes in Bogalusa, La., in a seven-day "Blitz Build."

  • Online Service Streamlines Architectural Modeling Process

    LGM, an architectural modeling shop, is now offering a Web service that reduces the time required for ordering and producing architectural models.

  • theory vs. practice

    Our studio relationship began at Princeton University, which we attended as both undergraduate and graduate students. There we established a way of thinking about architecture that we have tried to maintain as we have progressed from an academic environme