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Building Together

How to Build a Structure with Ease Gathering a group together to create anything can be a challenge. Everyone has their own idea of what will and will not work. That is the beauty of a group of individuals coming together, the various outlooks will catch problems and build upon one another. With the help…
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Blocking & Tackling

Besides adding some more acronyms like Civil Information Modeling (CIM) and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) to the mix; has BIM fundamentally changed? At its root BIM (BIM = BIM/CIM/VDC) has not changed from the graphical parametric data modeling tool(s) used to create model(s). We know there are more features now; some increasing our delivery…
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Be an Excellent Site Modeler

This is a quote by Martin Luther King Jr. about being excellent: If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as a Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause…
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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

A few years ago I was lucky enough to overhear two people talking about Epic BIM. Their conversation went something like this: "Have you ever read Epic BIM?" "No." "You have to read it. It's like everything you wish you could say but can't." At that moment I was very proud. It was our goal…
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