Monthly Archives: May 2012

AutoCAD 2013 Core Console

This one slipped past me but thanks to twitter it came to my attention. I have been looking for a way for a number of years to run AutoCAD without the GUI for batch tasks. Now in 2013 it looks … Continue reading

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Phil Bernstein on “Working Drawings” I have to admit to looking towards the “but who needs a drawing approach”. I have also talked many times about the existing example on site where the contractor has his BIM data set accessible by a team in … Continue reading

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Projections on Buidings, this time Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House Projections

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PIAMM in Action A very interesting demonstration how BIG Data (sorry for the buzzword) can be put to use, albeit for litigation rather than preventing/monitoring these situations before or as they arise. Imagine this technology live, shared and visible to all as … Continue reading

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UK Procurement Documents How reforming construction procurement can drive growth in the UK economy and the RIBA procurement survey 2012.

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Key Documents for BIM

Here are the links for the key documents from my presentation yesterday at Autodesk Farnborough for the Adris BIM Conference. Some of the links title themselves! . Strategy Paper for the Government Construction Client Group From the BIM Industry Working … Continue reading

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A Question of BIM.

See if you have the answers to some or all of these? Which systems / software your organisation uses: IT Systems/software Design Estimating Purchasing/Procurement Project Management Financial Document Management Other What system does your organisation use for written / qualitative … Continue reading

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Systems Thinking

Systems thinking is the process of understanding how things influence one another within a whole With reference to operation, construction and design. How do we predict, measure and improve our industry. Looking at our outputs and outcomes, validate, measure, inform … Continue reading

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Sharing and Making

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