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Lumion 7.5 out now!

Lumion 7.5 out now!

Putting Beautiful Renders Within Your Reach That’s certainly true of Lumion 7.5, the latest Lumion update available from July 6th. So, before diving in, let’s take a look at what’s new! 52 New High-Definition Materials Lumion empowers architects to quickly create beautiful renders, and the Lumion 7.5 update includes a significant expansion of our extensive materials library.…

Summit to host Owner’s workshop at CanBIM’s Regional Session in Calgary

Summit to host Owner’s workshop at CanBIM’s Regional Session in Calgary

Summit BIM’s director Geraldine Rayner and Summit’s President Bob Heyman will host a workshop for Building Owners at the CanBIM Regional Session in Calgary on June 28 – 29. A two-day jam packed event, CanBIM provides valuable insights into the latest in Building Information Modelling in Canada. Utilizing lessons learned over 30-years in the AEC…

What’s New in Revit 2018 for Architects

What’s New in Revit 2018 for Architects

So it’s that time of year again, here are some quick updates for what is new in Revit 2018 for Architects. EXCITING CHANGES Ability to add parameters and schedule RVT Links and Model Groups Adding Parameters to RVT Links and Model Groups – Can Add parameters to both. For Model groups I see tons of potential…

The Ups and Downs of View Range

The Ups and Downs of View Range

Have you ever wondered why you can’t see what is on the lower level through your opening to below? The answer is the View Range. This video highlights the basic concept and use of View Range. You will see how to manipulate the range to change the graphics of the components in your plans, and…

Connecting Data: BIM for the Building Life Cycle

Connecting Data: BIM for the Building Life Cycle

  Helping a design-build company deliver 6D BIM to the owner In 2014 Lark Group was awarded the $17.7 million Aldergrove Border Crossing project. Structured as a design-build project, one of the key deliverables was 6D BIM to the owner.  The owner realized, that for a relatively small initial investment, he could link the attribute…

[Watch] 5 BIM Metrics for Owners

[Watch] 5 BIM Metrics for Owners

BIM authoring and review tools have been adopted and used by Designers and Contractors. Building owners are beginning to recognize new opportunities that result from implementing a BIM process. By using just five simple metrics, building owners can realize a significant process improvement that will help them reduce risk and operate their buildings better and…

[Watch] Everything you need to know about your BIM collaboration options

[Watch] Everything you need to know about your BIM collaboration options

Do you regularly work on BIM projects with people outside of your office? Watch this video and gain a better understanding of the ROIs, complexity, and management of the various solutions. We will discuss: The cost-benefits of the various options Compare their pros and cons from the cheap but complex do-it-yourself types like VPNs to…

Leading Change: Bringing in BIM as an Owner

Leading Change: Bringing in BIM as an Owner

Leading change is never easy. Leading change when there is no industry standard and there are multiple stakeholders involved is more challenging yet. Below are five lessons Summit BIM has learned from helping building owners successfully implement a controlled BIM process. When we talk BIM, we are talking about more than a building information model.…

Introducing BIM 360 Team

Introducing BIM 360 Team

Purpose-built for the needs of architects, engineers and their project stakeholders, BIM 360 Team gives design teams a central location to communicate, view, markup and review 2D and 3D project design files from anywhere—simply using a web browser to a mobile device. By giving project access to all team members who need it, design teams…

[Watch] BIM Checkup

[Watch] BIM Checkup

Find out how you can improve your efficiency with BIM. Whether you are just getting started with a BIM implementation or you are mid-flight, this checklist approach is ideal to assess your BIM readiness or your progress to date. The session will look at how to: Assess whether your BIM content is consistent and how…

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