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The Panacea of BIM – Part 2 of …

English: Example of 3-point perspective. Model by “Noel” from Google 3D Warehouse. Rendered using IRender nXt and Google SketchUp (Photo credit: Wikipedia) We can do BIM, I swear! A project just arrived and it requires a “BIM deliverable”. Nothing more and nothing less… As usual, no additional details are provided as to exactly what this…

Model-based Coordination: Navisworks and BIMsight

I had the honour of presenting at this month’s BIMbc user group meeting on the topic of model-based coordination. While this can be done in Revit, even using the freely available Revit viewer, there is always the issue of having manageable and responsive models that are easy to navigate and share. Tools like Navisworks and BIMsight fill…

Is your BIM score over or under PAR?

In golf we keep score relative to par; the number of strokes that should be required to complete a hole.In BIM I like to think of PAR as a breakdown of how valid our building model is, or can be, at any time in its development. PAR for your BIM consists of three factors:PrecisionAccuracyReliabilityLet’s break…

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