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Skill vs Power: Learning BIM

If you have six minutes, please do yourself a favor and watch this video. But instead of thinking about video games, think about BIM adoption in firms. Specifically think about people learning ArchiCAD, Revit, or one of the other BIM authoring tools out there. Here’s the best analogy from the …

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No Hollywood BIM

GRAPHISOFT North America and Trimble Vico Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PST) Los Angeles, CA Movie stars, fast cars, and cocktails by the pool.  That’s what people imagine when you say the word Hollywood.  When you say Hollywood to a general contractor or architect, the …

I spend most of my time working on 1D models

I’ll talk about all the convergence I’ve been seeing in 2013 another time. Suffice to say that Randy Deutsch‘s tweet about this Design Intelligence article fit too perfectly with part of my talks from ABX and EcoBuild. So I’m spurred to share. Read the article. It’s a good list. Any …

BIM Guilt: How many Ds are you doing?

BIM Guilt: the feeling that you aren’t ‘doing’ enough to claim BIM. There is a perception that to qualify as someone doing BIM, you can’t just talk about your 3D models. A mere three dimensions is pathetic. To matter, you better be doing at least 4D models, if not 5D …