BIMobject® partnership helps Skanska to support its supply chain

Skanska UK has announced a strategic partnership with BIMobject®, which is a significant step forward in its building information modelling (BIM) strategy. Skanska’s award-winning approach to BIM has been recognised throughout the construction industry. The partnership will enable more collaborative working between Skanska and its supply chain… read full article


Geospatial + BIM and full lifecycle building management

Over 50% of the cost of maintaining a building is what is called operations and maintenance which is comprised of administration, maintenance and repairs, and restoration projects. In most building construction projects, even if BIM is used for design and construction, the building information (specifications, submittal information including equipment and performance data and warranties, finished information, O&M manuals, panel schedules, and the building control system) required for operations and maintenance has to be (re)collected after completion of construction even though the designers and contractors may have already collected this information… read full article

Sefaira Announces Real-Time Daylight Visualisation Tool for AutoDesk Revit

Sefaira, one of the leading software designers for high-performance building design, have recently announced a new real-time daylight analysis and visualisation tool which runs within Autodesk Revit, one of the most commonly used Building Information Modelling (BIM) enabled (Windows native) design packages. Sefaira for Revit allows for early stage analysis, leading to “more informed design decisions based on multiple daylighting metrics.”… read full article


BIM offers rich opportunities for using information technologies to manage and coordinate projects more effectively. Collaborative working has the potential to leverage social relationships and interactions, decreasing conflicts and opportunism within teams and throughout supply chains. Collaborative BIM combines the advantages of both, and has the potential to significantly reduce project costs and improve supply chain efficiency… read full article

AEC Firms Turn to Panzura for File Locking Technology to Enable Cross-Site Collaboration

Revisiting the subject of collaboration in the AEC industry, we recently took a look at the computer data storage company Panzura. While the company serves a variety of industries and essentially stumbled onto the AEC market, the company has since devoted itself to developing that segment of its customer base and has tailored its solution for CAD and BIM users over the last few years… read full article