Bentley Featured Project: Shanghai Electric Environmental Protection Group Technology Renovation and Expansion

Project for Nantong Thermoelectric Waste Incineration Source: Video: OUTCOME/FACTS SIMEE was tasked with designing Shanghai Electric’s first waste-to-energy incineration project. The CNY 1.36 billion technology renovation and expansion presented a limited footprint, and coordination and integration challenges on a tight construction timeline. SIMEE applied Bentley BIM and digital twin technology to improve management […]

Bentley Featured Project: Shanghai Water Engineering Design and Research Institute Co., Ltd.

Integrated Delivery and Application of BIM Technology in Design, Construction, Supervision, and Management of Shanghai Water Pump Sluice Shanghai, China Source: Project Summary Video link OUTCOME/FACTS Shanghai Water Engineering Design and Research Institute was tasked with constructing a pump station with a capacity of 90 cubic meters per second and a sluice gate with […]

Explaining Information Requirements in ISO 19650

Published: March 9, 2021 by Konrad Fugas SO 19650 I will begin by repeating the truth told thousands of times within the AEC industry – we are one of the least productive and least technologically advanced industries in the world. In our projects, we are reactive and think too late about most things. We use a […]

Creating Revit Template – Checklist

Published: April 21, 2021 by Ignacy Lozinski The start of the project is a very special time for the project team. One of the major BIM Coordinator’s tasks early in the start phase is to set standards and processes in such a way that the work on the project runs efficiently. This refers not only to […]

IFC Export rules. Part 1: Why is it important?

Published: June 9, 2021 by Konrad Fugas Do you remember the last time you heard “IFC Export”? Already four times today? Yesterday? Probably not long ago. For myself indeed, the IFC subject comes up every day in different combinations. Clearly, open standards are here to stay. As a matter of fact, we have to learn to […]

What is design management? Managing design in practice

Published: June 15, 2021 by Konrad Naborczyk Let’s imagine that you are the investor’s representative in a contract carried out in the traditional way: design, tender, and then construction. Or that you work for a contractor that has just won a design and build project. In both cases, your organization is responsible for producing the project documentation […]

System Hierarchy and Clash matrix in BIM Coordination

Published: June 1, 2021 by Ignacy Lozinski Source: Detecting and managing clash issues is one of the most common tasks that a BIM Coordinator must perform in his work. When you work on large projects, you will definitely be dealing with many project stakeholders involved. The number of models that you will have to manage, […]

Model driven management. Part 2/2

Published: June 21, 2021 by Marcin Pszczolka Source: Access to data by all stakeholders in BIM projects. This is nothing new in file driven projects. However, the main assumption of cooperation based on a common, central BIM model is to provide all stakeholders with access to the platform on which the graphic models are located. In order to […]

File or Model driven BIM management?

Published: May 23, 2021 by BIM Corner by Marcin Pszczolka Source: In the context of BIM methodology, we most often hear the following terms. Full integration, all platforms connected, one source of truth that all stakeholders use, lossless data transfer, the same standards of information, models designed directly on the construction site. But what does […]

Asite BIM Booster Guide (2): Top 5 Elements Your Model Coordination Tool Should Include

Posted by Aysar Abou Kheir & Arushan Mahendrakumar on 21-06-2021 Source: Having covered what to look for when selecting your BIM authoring tool, we will now share our recommendations for choosing the best model checking and coordination tool. Many BIM authoring tools include this functionality; however, it is often only useful during the early stages of a project […]