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Modeling Pathfinders Impatient to Have a Much Fuller Digital Toolbox

Publication Date: 2/25/2009
Author: Nadine M. Post
Format: HTML

Description:
When it comes to collaborative virtual design and construction, designers and contractors agree that the fractured, adversarial traditions of the construction industry and limits on digital technology are the two monsters blocking a building information modeling utopia, or "cheruBIM," a world in which projects are built faster, better, for less money, with less strife and fewer claims. As far as technology, interoperability deficits stand out as the biggest obstacle to cheruBIM, preventing team member-users from sharing digital applications from different software vendors.

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