3D Printing Buildings is quickly becoming a reality. Guest blogger Crawford Smith looks at three current trendsetters.
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BIM should be the best tool for design, but it’s not. What’s holding us back? A lack of creativity isn’t helping.
Is there a benefit for Engineers and Architects to both use Revit? I think that’s a legit question. Are there benefits beyond standard BIM advantage?
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.
It’s time that all architects switch to BIM. This is 2014 after all. Are you in? Or are you going to quit?
I wrote an article for Architect Magazine on BIM for Emerging Firms. You should read an article in Architect Magazine on BIM for Emerging Firms.
Can we distill the benefits of ArchiCAD, Revit, Sketchup, Hand drafting, etc. down by looking at simple architecture tool tests? I think so. Here’s why.
Two upcoming seminars on BIM reveal some problems we have in the architectural community.
I was reading The Economist today. The specific article was on the origins of warfare and about whether humans are inherently warlike. The good news is that we are probably not predisposed to war, unless we are part of the Tiwi people… The article is worth a read. But here’s …
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. Anyone who thinks using computers is about making …
Jared’s Note: Shivang originally wrote this with his ArchiCAD students in India in mind. The issues are universal so I thought about shortening the title to just “Top 9 BIM Myths”, but I really like that the original title highlights that we’re all facing the same BIM implementation challenges all …
We need to move away from printed documents. Not to save the forests and not to save on money, though those are nice benefits. We need to evolve beyond what we’ve always done because paper documents are so dumb, so inflexible, so 20th Century. We can do better. Why do …