Currently browsing tag

Other Blogs and Articles

I was going to write a post about LOD

Level of Development or Level of Detail (depending on how you define LOD) is a super fascinating concept. And ultra-critical to functioning intelligently in BIM. It’s not a be-all, end-all answer to success in BIM, but an awareness of the development and certainty of the information in BIM greatly benefits …

Best BIM Blog Post Ever

I just want to make sure you have all read this and that there’s a link from my blog to it. How I wish I had written it! And today seems like a good time to link to it because I haven’t gotten around to cleaning up one of the …

Onward towards 1,000

I’ll use Post 300 as an opportunity to look ahead to the coming year. I’ll be honest. I want to hit 1,000 followers on Facebook, Twitter, or Youtube this year. And then 1,000 on the remaining two in 2014. It’s not going to be easy. As of January 2nd, 2013, …

1984 was a long time ago

I read a lot of things that annoy me. It’s hard not to. Thanks Twitter. You’re really helping me out. Sometimes I get smart and stop following people who write too much that frustrates me. I’m also doing my best to just unfollow people who only tweet boring stuff. On …

Color Elevations and Details in ArchiCAD

Do you know how to create these two images in ArchiCAD? Clink on the images or the links to read posts I wrote for BIM Engine that talk more in depth about each. With a little bit of knowledge and template set-up both are very easy to do–and they are …

ArchiMAG review of ArchiCAD 16

ArchiCAD 16-FIN – three wishes granted So this is a long review, but it’s great and worth the time to read. Severi Virolainen, the author of the article and CEO at M.A.D. (publisher of ArchiMAG and Graphisoft Reseller for Finland), isn’t shy about sharing the good and bad of ArchiCAD …

BIM during early Design

This post on Stefan Boeykens’ blog is a must read for all of us interested in BIM. It’s a great list of 10 tips for using BIM during the early phases of projects. Think about it. We’ve all seen the diagram below. It’s that first part where we architects have the …