BIM Around the World

We've been traveling in Denmark and Norway this week and working with the Danish firm MT Højgaard, one of the largest general contractors in Scandinavia. It has been fascinating, insightful, and exciting to explore the similarities and differences in virtual design and construction (VDC) practices across continents.

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BIM Pros: Making Numbers Tell a Story

This post is about numbers and how we as virtual design and construction (VDC) practitioners can use them more effectively. If you're a BIM professional, imagine walking into your next annual review and saying a statement similar to one or more of the following:

·     "I was personally responsible for leading coordination of $45,201,030 of MEP systems on projects last year."

·     "I led VDC efforts on five potential projects, and of those projects we were awarded four of them."

·     "In the past year, I've produced 524 sheets of shop drawings in support of field crews. This work supported 10,233 man hours of field work."

·     "I modeled, detailed, and supported $25,250,450 worth of plumbing installation in the past year."

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