Tag archive: BIM

BIM and Sustainability Rising to new heights with BIM. Shanghai Tower is one of the largest skyscraper in China as well as one of the most sustainable. Shanghai Tower owner champions BIM for design and construction of one of the world’s tallest (and greenest) buildings.A striking new addition to the Shanghai skyline is currently rising…

2030 Palette Goes Live The 2030 Palette is a free online platform that puts the principles and actions behind low-carbon and resilient built environments at the fingertips of design professionals worldwide. The 2030 Palette Goes Live – Since planning and designing the built environment is primarily a visual activity, the 2030 Palette is structured as…

Building Performance Analysis Dimension Drawings and in particular, Harry Walton, have recently completed the Autodesk Building Performance Analysis Certification Programme. The programme has delivered to Dimension Drawings, a knowledge and understanding of whole building energy analysis by the utilisation of Autodesk analysis software.     So what is the course and programme? The Autodesk Building Performance Analysis…

Secret Google Project Could Transform Construction Industry Google’s secret development department, Google X (responsible for Google’s very cool, although non-core initiatives, such as Google Glass and driverless cars) is reportedly working on a new technology that could transform the construction industry – as well as architecture itself. It goes by the name of “Genie.” According…

What is BIM I don’t believe anyone that is involved in the construction industry in Northern Ireland  has not heard about BIM to a lesser or greater degree within the last couple of years. It appears that certainly some people and indeed businesses are waking up and listening to what the industry is demanding at the present…

Revit Architecture – Tips and Tricks – Project Browser 2014 During a recent training event presented by Dimension Drawings, an interesting query arose. The client had downloaded a trial version of Revit Architecture 2014, and for some reason the Project Browser was missing .Initially it was quite baffling to resolve. The usual resources were called…

Building Information Modelling – Facility Management With the recent growth of Building Information Modelling B.I.M. in Northern ireland and indeed Ireland, a lot of questions have been asked about BIM’s value after the construction process has been completed and the stake holders take ownership. The whole concept of BIM is that the data captured during design and…

Dimension Drawings Committed to B.I.M. implementation

Dimension Drawings Committed to B.I.M. implementation Harry Walton has once again taken a step forward towards fully implementing B.I.M.within Dimension Drawings by successfully attaining the AutoDesk Revit Architecture 2013 Professional Certification and showing that Dimension Drawings Committed to B.I.M. Implementation He has been awarded the certificate by AutoDesk in recognition of his achievement of Professional…

BIM and the UK Construction Strategy

BIM and the UK Construction Strategy – David Philp, Head of BIM Implementation at the Cabinet Office and BIM Programme Director at Balfour Beatty, takes a look at the UK Government Construction Strategy and what 2012 has in store for BIM. 2011, with its cornucopia of Building Information Modelling (BIM) seminars, workshops and related articles,…

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