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Using BIM for Greener Designs
The LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is a national standard for developing resource-smart, sustainable buildings
Autodesk believes todays building projects should be sustainable by design
Experience BIM
Clear, concise understanding between architects, engineers, construction professionals, facility managers, and owners is the key to any successful project
The Power of BIM - Autodesk
Autodesk building information modeling (BIM) software solutions facilitate a new way of working that involves the creation and use of coordinated, consistent information
BIMs Return on Investment
ROI analysis is one of many ways to evaluate a proposed investment.
Take-up of BIM growing
The rate at which BIM is being adopted in the industry is also accelerating
Allplan BIM 2008 emphasizes Nemetscheks bid for leadership in CAD software for Architects and Designers
Increased design quality through BIM
The Five Fallacies of BIM
Debunking some common misconceptions about BIM
To BIMfinity and Beyond!
Building information modeling for today and tomorrow
BIM's manifest destiny
There are trends, and then there are things that change the industry
BIM is the word lately
The creation and use of coordinated, internally consistent, computable information about a building project in design and construction
Digital-Asset Management in AEC/O
Users can access digital information wherever and whenever they want
Building Information Modeling: The Wave of the Future?
BIM is a design method using computer technology to represent building components and systems, both functionally and graphically, and allows for the ongoing coordination among various parties
BIM and Education
How building information modeling is being used to teach sustainable design
Experience BIM in Hours, not Months
We hear a lot about BIM and how the adoption rate is increasing, however, the truth remains that most architectural CAD users are still what are called Flat CAD users, or, those using 2D CAD to do architectural design
Automated Estimating and Scheduling Using BIM

National Standards Evolve Slowly
While the National CAD Standard plugs along and plugs in, the National BIM Standards Project gains momentum
BIM and Visualization
Use a Revit building information model to experience an architect's design
Teaching the Next Generation
Industry helps universities, colleges, and schools teach students how to leverage the power of CAD software
BIM Dos and Don'ts
BIM professionals offer some real-world insights for success



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