Monday, January 30, 2012

Revit Project Browser, View & Sheet Organization & Conventions (According to Me)

A good project is an organized project...
Update 02/01/2012: I reposted the document on Scribd since is flash and doesn't work on the iPadasauros...damned apple...

JBZ Project Browser Organization 2012

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Restructuring for BIM Success: BIM with Intelligence from DesignIntelligence

One of LARUG's Leadership Consortium (Leather Jackets to follow?) has an article out on DesignIntelligence (@dinet) and if you are implementing BIM or any other process and/or process change this article will surely give food for thought... and a bunch of...well read it for yourself!!! Uhhh that's me BTW : )

"To find success with BIM, firms need to look beyond the CAD processes that staff are comfortable using. Assessment, planning, and communication are key." "CAD processes don’t require that architectural practices be good, but BIM processes do..."

Hit the images & links to the article and the resource links & follow the #BIMandments (Twitter anyone?)

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

LA CSI Nite: All BIM & Specs, No Crime Scenes

What are you doing Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 beginning at 2pm?

If you are in the Los Angeles area then plan to come by the (LACSI) Los Angeles Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute's CSI NITE.

Held at the beautiful Los Angeles Marriott Downtown at 333 S. Figueroa St. LA 90071.

So what's on tap (other than food, drinks & awesome networking)...

 Why don't we just see...

QA/QC of (BIM) Project Delivery
Bill Schmalz Perkins+Will
Jay B Zallan Perkowitz+Ruth Architects (hey, that's me)

Evolving CA Practices: Shop drawings and other submittals
Debra Gerod Gruen Associates

Integrated Project Collaboration Software - The Missing Link for IPD
Steve Will Submittal Exchange

Integrating BIM and Specs is Real!
Mark Kalin Kalin Associates Specifications

As always hit the red links and images for more...

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

See BIM, Feel BIM, Touch BIM, Heal BIM... Game=Changed (Soon)

A Fluffy Kitten and Phil Read Walk Into a Bar...

Veo looks like it is what BIM has been dreaming up; the product releases... "soon"
Follow M-SIX on LinkedIn and get the preview videos from hitting the image below... (See Arch+Tech too)...