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Digging into 3D Modeling Unearths Many Worms

Publication Date: 4/29/2009
Author: Nadine M. Post
Format: HTML

Description:
Attention building-information-modeling rookies: Experiences of BIM veterans in the following pages of ENR may save you from reinventing many spokes on the still-rickety wheels of the wagon rolling toward glitch-free use of high-tech tools to make building design and construction less bumpy. The first piece of advice to first-time travelers down the BIM road is to get BIM’s equivalent of driving lessons and roadside assistance. Warning: If you go it alone, you may get into serious trouble. Even modeling veterans can benefit from a BIM “global positioning system.” The helpers call themselves BIM managers or model integrators. The name doesn’t matter. Find someone who has already been through the steep learning curve, and snag that person as a guide.

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