From pencil to CAD to BIM, we have come a long way in the past fifty years. What makes BIM so special & different? Here is my working definition of BIM.
Doing measures of existing conditions in Minnesota usually meant one of two things: a hot summer day with no air conditioning, or sub-zero temperatures and snow. Plus if the site was outside the Twin Cities (Minnesotans love their cabins): a
There are a lot of architects, designers, and drafters out there that aren't convinced by my ruminations on better tools. Either they refuse to be persuaded or just feel the pencil has some ineffable qualities about it. Ineffable doesn't cut
I spend a lot of time thinking about architects and their tools. Why? Because architects struggle to separate themselves from their tools. We see this regularly with job postings that stress software knowledge over process understanding. I find those postings extremely frustrating
Today on Twitter, in response to this post about the most amazing BIMx model I've seen, I saw a Tweet that went like this: "4all their power computers are just tools #architects still need 2do the hard work of #design" Yes, but.