BIM or Building Information Modeling articles and technical tips on how to model buildings in Autodesk Revit, 3D models, 3D renderings and virtual building design blog articles.

In ‘BIMtopian’ World, Project Atlas is Bridge Between 2D and BIM

By | June 19th, 2017|BIM, HingePoint|

Before Project Atlas became an actual possibility that could revolutionize paperless construction sites, there were two Rogers O’Brien Construction employees hoping to answer a simple question. Joe Williams and Todd Wynne were trying to answer the question for a presentation: “What does the future [...]

Data in Your Revit or BIM Model Equals Power, HDR Lead Architect says

By | June 9th, 2017|BIM, Construction, HingePoint, Revit Model, Revit Plugin|

Having the right data in your Revit or BIM model translates into power. Don’t believe that statement? Ask HDR Inc. HDR is an architecture, engineering and consulting firm that was founded in 1917. It’s employee owned with 10,000 employees. The firm has worked in [...]

A Quick Look at North Texas Development in Plano & Frisco

By | May 31st, 2017|AEC, BIM, Commercial Real Estate, HingePoint|

North Texas development is so massive, it can be difficult to know what development is going where and what companies are moving to Plano vs. Frisco. Legacy West and Plano Right now, some of the best brands call Plano home: Dell Services, Dr. Pepper [...]

Explosion of Data to Worsen Productivity in Construction with New Tech like Drones

By | May 9th, 2017|AEC, BIM, Construction, HingePoint, Systems Integration|

In North Texas, construction industry costs are soaring and build times are slowing down. Construction companies will need to find definite alternatives to soaring prices. We will see companies become more tech savvy and try to use software to solve higher costs and slower [...]

Harwood Transforms Dallas Skyline with Harwood District

By | April 20th, 2017|AEC, BIM, Commercial Real Estate, Construction, HingePoint|

Dallas is known across the world for its highly recognizable skyline. In fact, the Dallas cityscape came in first place in a recent USA TODAY Readers’ Choice poll, and Harwood is a reason why. And the skyline is only going to get [...]

Best in Show at Procore Groundbreak 2017

By | April 7th, 2017|AEC, BIM, CAD, Construction, HingePoint, Manufacturing, Systems Integration|

At Procore Groundbreak 2017, our team saw some awesome stuff, from drones collecting information for new software to integrated solutions that give you the ability to combine 2D and 3D in one BIM model. Procore is growing. We're going to see a lot more of [...]

Procore Groundbreak 2017: Assemble Systems Connects 2D to 3D for Instant BIM Comparisons, Takeoffs

By | April 7th, 2017|AEC, BIM, Commercial Real Estate, Construction, HingePoint, Manufacturing, Systems Integration|

Imagine if you could tell exactly what has changed in your project with a push of a button. That’s exactly what Assemble Systems allows you to do with their software, Assemble Systems Business Development Manager Fahim Dangra said. Instead of flipping through hundreds [...]

Procore Groundbreak 2017: Matterport Uses Immersive Media for Construction Documentation

By | April 6th, 2017|AEC, BIM, Commercial Real Estate, Construction, HingePoint, Manufacturing, Systems Integration|

Matterport’s next-generation immersive media solution for construction and facility management documentation is eye catching. Matterport helps contractors, engineering firms, and architects document construction with a $3,600 camera to give you a 3D virtual tour. Matterport’s Pro Camera captures 2D photography and 3D data [...]