Reviewing a design is a major component of the design process. Many companies are still printing reams and reams of paper which make it a very costly exercise.
While explaining to an Architect that the method they use to model up calls between columns might not be helpful to contractors and quantity surveyors, the question was asked: “If I use join geometry on the wall, would the volume on the wall be different in a Revit schedule and a Navisworks take-off? ” I […]
At Autodesk University last year, an exercise was done to discover the current state of South Africa with regards to BIM. An interesting piece of information presented itself – the client is missing. Now considering the entire BIM process is built around a response to an Employers Information Request, this is startling! Clearly, we need […]
Some time ago, I had the opportunity to talk to a Lead Contractor regarding their usage of Navisworks within a construction environment, where he has 90 Construction Managers working under him. They used Revit models to great effect for visualization and to some extent quantification and wielded Navisworks expertly within their realm of responsibility. They […]
This invaluable tool with which to manage classification systems in Revit and Navisworks has been available for some time and may be downloaded free of charge here: http://www.biminteroperabilitytools.com/ As a Revit modeller with knowledge of BIM then know that: throughout the lifecycle of a building, classification systems facilitate managing data information models (Revit projects). Autodesk […]
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The ASAQS standard is published by the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS). The ASAQS Elemental classification was developed by the BIM Institute (http://www.biminstitute.org.za/) in partnership with ASAQS and endorsed by South African Institute for Architects (SAIA). It may be downloaded here: https://www.asaqs.co.za/news/news.asp?id=395452 The ASAQS Elemental classification is intended to address specification requirements through […]