Zack Creach

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  • Increasingly, projects are being designed in 3D rather than 2D. As a result, we’re beginning to see digital models in all forms from a variety of different firms. We now regularly receive 3D model files from architects and engineers. We also see 3D shop drawings from sheetmetal contractors, electricians, and fire sprinkler contractors.

  • This blog is just one of hundreds devoted to the latest and greatest on BIM and technology in the construction industry. Here's a list of my top 10 favorite blogs for up-to-the-minute news, tips, and happenings in the BIM arena.

  • Every successful BIM project starts with a plan. The BIM Execution Plan (BEP) is the standard document that defines the plan for the project, beginning with a kickoff meeting to get it all started.

  • As a contractor, we see Autodesk Revit models all the time from design partners, precast detailers, electrical contractors, engineers, and many others. If we get a Revit model (.RVT), we try to use it as much as possible.

  • As a program originating in the UK, Autodesk Navisworks defaults to meters as its initial unit display. For first-time users based in the US, creating a point-to-point or spot coordinate measurement with meters as the default can be a bit disconcerting.

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