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BIM philosophy

I want to see your plan Printed Out. And Soon.

FACT: Ugly drawings are the bane of many people in the early stages of using understanding BIM. Don’t fight your coworkers. Instead draw them in. Teach them. When starting a project, whether it’s new construction or a remodel, I always want to see a clean plan as soon as possible. …

Pantheon of Workmonsters

In a world of shoegnomes, there are workmonsters… Much like I came up with the realization that I was a shoegnome years before I started my company and blog, the concept of workmonsters has been floating around in my head for a long time. What are workmonsters? They are a …

Facebook, Twitter and Shoegnome

Late last night the Shoegnome Facebook page reached 500 Likes. That’s awesome. The Shoegnome Twitter feed is a little smaller at 381 followers. Thank you everyone. There’s plenty of information on both those sources that doesn’t show up on the blog so for even more on BIM, ArchiCAD, and the …

cartoon_bim and ipd

BIM and IPD

All the credit for this cartoon goes to Austin Cramer, Managing Editor of DesignIntelligence. If you’re not aware of DesignIntelligence, you need to be. Here’s a snippet from their website: DesignIntelligence is the Design Futures Council’s bi-monthly report on the future, delivering original research, insightful commentary, and instructive best practices. …