February 8, 2010  |  3D BIM, 4D BIM, BIM, GSA, U.S. General Services Administration

The web site for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) includes an interesting and informative 12-minute video highlighting the group's national 3D-4D BIM program. The video includes comments from a variety of experts and shows multi-dimensional BIM drawing examples. The video also contains valuable insight into the future of BIM; including a prediction that two dimensional drawings will be absolete within the next 10 years. Worth checking out.

January 19, 2010  |  AEC, BIM, construction

The author of the article in the link below sees BIM becoming a driving force in the AEC industry in 2010, based on the increased interest in BIM that he's seen locally and nationally in 2009. What do you think?

http://www.reedconstructiondata.com/news/2010/01/moving-forward-with-bim...

January 8, 2010  |  BIM, BIMForum, Building Information Model

Registration is now open for the 2010 Winter BIMForum. The program, filled with BIM education and discussion, is scheduled for Jan. 11-15 in Phoenix, Arizona. This year's BIMForum will "focus on the varied uses of a building information model for the life of the project - from design to construction to post-facilities management."

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January 5, 2010  |  BIM, construction managers, general contractors

St. Louis-based Tarlton General Contractors/Construction Managers blogs about BIM from a general contractor's perspective. Entry stresses the importance of determining BIM-specific goals and developing a plan to support those goals to ensure BIM implementation success.

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January 1, 2009  |  BIM, design

KAI was interviewed for this St. Louis CNR Magazine article written by Peter Downs. The article takes an in-depth look at the state of BIM among local firms.

http://www.stlouiscnr.com/features/article/bimming_with_enthusiasm/