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BIM Content Management in the Cloud

BIM Content Management in the Cloud

I just came across this fascinating cloud based content library for Revit and Sketchup. It also offers an affordable price of $12 per user right now. Some of the highlights are: Automatic RFA versioning Batch meta tag Search keywords / meta tags Upload your entire library with a single upload User Groups (by project or...

Programming and Space Planning Workflows with Revit and Other Tools

Revit Occupancy Schedules from Beginning to End Presenter: Sash Kazeminejad, Ideate, Inc. Learn how to create an occupancy schedule based on the current International Building Code. This topic includes how to create a custom schedule that automatically calculates the amount of occupants required in a space based on Revit Area Plans (rooms are very similar),...

New Perspectives on BIM Visuals

Can firms with limited time and resources look to BIM as a design and production tool solution? As an architect and BIM consultant, Alfred Huang has many years of experience in developing productive BIM philosophies and strategies that help firms yield more from their Revit models. Alfred will speak about how to more effectively manage...

The Legal BIM Frontier: Contracts, Execution Planning & Recent Case Developments

Speaker: Rebecca J. McWilliams, Esq., AIA BIM IMPLEMENTATION is more than a simple clause in a contract requiring the technology’s use. BIM implementation poses a complex new set of risk-allocation and management challenges. Fortunately, the industry has caught up to the technology, and several sets of BIM contract addendums and implementation guides have emerged from...
Life-Cycle Assessment for Revit - Tally Now Available as Commercial Application

Life-Cycle Assessment for Revit – Tally Now Available as Commercial Application

The beta period for Tally ended on March 1st. Tally is now commercially available on Autodesk Exchange, as well as on choosetally.com. New enhancements and features have been released in the commercial version: Tally data can now be added to a Revit template file, allowing users to redefine information for commonly-used Revit families across projects....
Daylight Analysis Through Revit Workflow

Daylight Analysis Through Revit Workflow

This education session from the Boise Integrated Design Lab features alternative workflows for BIM integrated Daylight Analysis (thanks for sharing). As Revit evolves and gains more embedded analytical capabilities, its ability to perform daylight analysis is also rapidly evolving. Currently two main workflows exist. The traditional workflow exports geometry and material characteristics from Revit into...

Handover in a Digital Age – Realizing the Potential of Information Rich Deliverables

In this session, Geraldine Rayner, Director at Summit BIM ( http://www.summitbim.com ) will consider what is currently delivered to Owners / Operators on handover of a new facility and demonstrate what is possible from enabling a digital process. Do we any longer go to the reference section of a library to look up information? With...

SketchUp goes BIM with IFC

Check out these post on the new version of SketchUp 2014: http://www.bim-me-up.com/sketchup-goes-bim/ http://bimadvisor.wordpress.com/2014/03/04/sketchup-2014/    
Tally Life-Cycle Assessment Tool for Revit - Video Tutorials

Tally Life-Cycle Assessment Tool for Revit – Video Tutorials

Tally was introduced a couple of weeks ago a Revit integrated Life-Cycle Assessment tool. Read the basics in my previous post ‘Architecture Firm KieranTimberlake Unveils Life-Cycle Assessment Tool for Revit‘ The videos below give you some detailed instructuions on how to go about using this tool in the Revit BIM environment: Project Tally Intro Project...

ArchiCAD 17 Integrated Energy Analysis

GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner STAR is an ArchiCAD extension providing a full BIM to BEM workflow. This enables designers to fully utilize and further extend ArchiCAD 17′s built-in building energy modeling capabilities. If you are curious what’s going on in the ArchiCAD Green BIM world, here are some videos (Be aware that this is a YouTube playlist, ...

VE 2013 Feature Pack 2 is Available to Download

Even though this is news from before Christmas it is worth mentioning that the BPA (Building Performance Analysis) software makers are preparing for the new version of LEED 4.0. IES Integrated Environmental Solutions announced that the second feature pack of the latest release VE 2013 is available to download from the IES download centre. Latest...
BIM & Performative Design Learning Classes from AU2013 Now available online

BIM & Performative Design Learning Classes from AU2013 Now available online

Finally most of the classes from AU 2013 that took place last month in Las Vegas are now available to either to watch or download. Go to http://au.autodesk.com/au-online/overview to view the latest classes and videos on design, engineering, business strategies, new technologies, best practices, and engineering certification preparation. I really think that the little selection...