Which CAD or BIM software should you use? Well, that depends. What functionality to you need? What are your priorities with regard to cost, comparability, interoperability? Are you using a Mac or a PC? Determining which software to use can be a tricky process. There are a lot of choices our there and the marketing […]
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My 8-year-old son sat on the floor and just stared at the box of Legos. He’d been that way for the past ten minutes. “What’s wrong?” I asked. “I really want to build something but I don’t know what to build”, he replied. I could sympathize. When I was a kid, I would often get […]
We often talk about best practices when it comes to BIM. These are the things that work, the things that we should be doing. But what about worst practices? What are the things that you should NEVER do in BIM? Maybe it’s as simple as saying “BIM model” (and killing a fluffy kitten in the process). Or […]
A couple of weeks ago, I was reorganizing all the rooms in my Revit model. The room numbers and departments were shifting around and I needed to update all the rooms to reflect the new organization. I’d been putting this off for a few days. It’s not an exciting task but it had to get […]