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Digital-Twin-in-Design-Build-Construction
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Digital Twin in Design-Build Construction
Many of you might have stumbled upon this term- “Digital Twin”. Have you wondered what this digital twin mean? Well in layman’s language, Digital Twin is a digital/virtual replica of...
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The-4D-Way-Collaboration-of-Schedule-with-3D-BIM-Model-Blog-by-United-BIM_
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“The 4D Way” – Collaboration of Schedule with 3D BIM Model
Earlier Gantt charts was popularly used that used to illustrates production schedules. One of the limitations with Gantt charts is that it extends till 20 pages long and can be...
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BIM-Content-for-Auditorium,-Hospital,-Stadium,-Hotel,-Educational-Facility,-Data-Center-by-United-BIM
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BIM Content for Auditorium, Hospital, Stadium, Hotel, Educational Facility, & Data Center
As we all know, content is king (we are sure you can relate to battle among Netflix and Disney Plus and Amazon Video etc.) and having content which can be...
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Clash-Detection-with-Navisworks-by-United-BIM.
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Get to Know all About Clash Detection with Navisworks
"Clash Detection" as the name suggests, it is about playing a "Detective" role and finding out clashes among trades in the virtual building design model. Any building design comprises mainly...
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A-Walkthrough-of-Point-Cloud-to-BIM-Process-with-a-Real-Life-Project-by-United-BIM
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A Walk-through of Point Cloud to BIM Process with a Real Life Project
When we talk about Scan to BIM, we talk about a process and series of steps that we implement to get an actual representation of the existing conditions of a...
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3 Remarkable BIM Projects
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3 Remarkable BIM Projects
There are several projects which have used the finesse, collaboration possibilities and efficiencies that come with BIM. These were high-risk projects where the probabilities of things going wrong at any...
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Leading Countries With BIM Adoption
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Leading Countries With BIM Adoption
The world around us is becoming technologically advanced every day. With increasing urbanization and smart cities gaining momentum, all the major countries around the globe have started paying attention to...
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9 Common Myths About BIM
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9 Common Myths About BIM
BIM has been seen as a key for AEC professionals as it has digitally transformed some of the most crucial challenges of the construction industry such as project estimation, quality...
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5 Ways BIM Can Help a Sub-Contractor_Blog by United-BIM
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5 Ways BIM Can Help a Subcontractor
One of the most valuable additions BIM offers the AEC industry is an opportunity to work together more closely and concurrently than ever before. BIM provides a collaborative approach to...
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Top-Reasons-Why-BIM-Adoption-is-must-for-General-Contractors_
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Top Reasons Why BIM Adoption is Must for General Contractors
Before we dive into the understanding of how BIM helps the General Contractor, let’s understand who is a General Contractor and what is their role. We can simply understand it...
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4D BIM for a Project by United-BIM
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4D BIM- When the Time is on Your Side
As you go deeper into understanding Building Information Modeling, you understand how it is beyond graphical analysis or even just modeling. BIM, by definition, was meant to integrate building information...
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Ultimate Guide to Scan to BIM_Article by United-BIM
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The Ultimate Guide: Scan to BIM
In the realm of construction, many of us have come across the term ‘Scan to BIM’. As the name suggests Scan to BIM is a Building Information Model developed from...
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5-Ways-in-Which-the-BIM-Model-has-Transformed-the-Construction-Industry
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5 Ways in Which the BIM Model has Transformed the Construction Industry
BIM was conceptualized between the 1960s to 70s. But it came into practice much later. Gradually, every single function that is involved in the building construction was being done with...
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BIM Level of Development LOD 100, 200, 300, 350, 400, 500 by United-BIM.
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BIM Level of Development | LOD 100, 200, 300, 350, 400, 500
Everything to Know About Level of Development (LOD) in BIM Reading Time: 7 Minutes Level of development (LOD) is a set of specifications that gives professionals in the AEC industry...
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Clash Detection vs Clash Avoidance blog by United-BIM
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Clash Detection vs Clash Avoidance | Understanding the Core Differences
Collaboration among the team of experts who are involved in the creation of designs is imminent. So, the higher the level of collaboration, the lesser will be the number of...
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Shop-drawing-vs-as-built-drawing_by_ United-BIM
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Shop Drawings and As-Built Drawings – Differences & Applications
Back to the Basics: Shop Drawings & As-Built Drawings The designing stage of any construction project is essential for its satisfactory execution. Every type of construction drawing has its own...
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A Comprehensive Guide- 42 Types of Drawings Used in Building Design
Making a construction plan before beginning the construction is imperative. It provides a detailed overview of the building. Keeping that in mind, a different types of drawings is used today...
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BIM for Civil and Structural Engineering_United-BIM
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BIM for Civil and Structural Engineering
Technology has made a massive impact on the way things happen in the engineering segment. Notably, the use of modern methodologies like Building Information Modeling (BIM) has transformed the way...
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3D-CAD-VS-BIM-VS-VDC _by_ United-BIM
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3D CAD, BIM & VDC | Difference, Scopes and Applications
The AEC industry is fast-evolving thanks to the introduction and incorporation of digital technologies at all phases of the design and construction process. The rapid evolution has even led to...
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Implementation of BIM-based-Digital-Fabrication in Construction Projects_Blog by United-BIM
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BIM-based Digital Fabrication Process – Multiple Uses in a Free-form Building Project
The AEC industry has been changing over the few decades, but it's most significant transformation that revolutionized the industry has to be BIM. BIM has paved the way for rapid...
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Custom Revit Family Library Creation by United-BIMCustom Revit Family Library Creation by United-BIM
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Custom Revit Family Library for AEC, BPM, & Furniture Companies
Custom Revit Family Library (aka BIM Object or BIM Content) as the name suggests is a process of creating a customized family library of building materials or products or objects...
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Barriers & Benefits of 5D BIM Implementation in the Construction Industry- Blog
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5D BIM Implementation- Barriers & Benefits- Boon for Every Cost Estimators
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is transforming how work is managed and done in the AEC industry as a whole. In the previous blogs, we have highlighted the importance and benefits...
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IFC & Revit Family Relationship Explained by United-BIM
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IFC and Revit Family Relationship Explained
Jeff Hanson, Sr. Subject Matter Expert, Autodesk in his blog titled "Your guide to understanding Revit Families" states that  Revit families are at the core of Revit, creating Revit Family...
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The Ultimate Glossary of BIM Terms You Should Know- Blog
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The Ultimate Glossary of BIM Terms You Should Know
The architectural, engineering and construction domain is fast evolving. With technologies like BIM acquiring a center stage, many industry professionals and stakeholders get confused about all the terms and jargon...
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BIM-in-Facility-Management
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How BIM is Facilitating Facility Management Process
BIM is a process of digitally representing the functional and physical characteristics of a building. The scope does not end there, BIM is a holistic approach to designing, constructing, running,...
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Achieving-Efficiency-in-Plumbing-Design-through-Revit-Blog-by-United-BIM
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Achieving Efficiency in Plumbing Design through Revit
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a revolutionary technology for architecture, design and construction industry. With increased awareness about the benefits of BIM, AEC firms are leveraging the BIM process to...
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BOQ (Bill of Quantities) & BOM (Bill of Materials): Definition and Differences-by United-BIM
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BOQ (Bill of Quantity) & BOM (Bill of Material): Definition and Differences- How BIM is Improving BOQ/BOM Generation Process
What is BOQ & BOM and How BIM is Improving BOQ/BOM Development Process? Building Information Modeling (BIM) has transformed several operational processes in the AEC industry. From planning to designing,...
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Money in BIM_Impact of BIM in 5 Construction Processes- by United-BIM
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Where is the Money in BIM? 5 Processes that Have Been Positively Impacted by BIM
Building Information Modeling has been a truly revolutionizing concept for the entire AEC industry. Bringing every aspect under the purview of a single digital model, BIM promotes efficiency and collaboration...
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Drafting-Outsourcing-Impact on the growth of architecture and engineering firms
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Drafting Outsourcing: Strategic Growth Approach for Architect and Engineering Firms
Outsourcing is a popular phenomenon in the architectural and engineering fraternity. Many growing as well as established firms outsource basic tasks like drafting, correcting mark-ups, 3D modeling to outside firms....
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4 Tips & Techniques to Create Accurate Shop Drawings with Revit- Blog
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4 Tips & Techniques to Create Accurate Shop Drawings with Revit
Autodesk Revit is a modern software solution to create accurate construction schedules, cost estimates and shop drawings. With a host of professional features, Revit makes it easier to develop reliable...
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COBie-Responsibility-Sequence BIM-During-Construction-Project. Blog Post
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What Is COBie & How It Streamlines Data Collaboration Between AEC Professionals
COBie or Construction Operations Building Information Exchange is a modern data format that is used to streamline the handover process to the operators or owners of a building. COBie was...
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Guidelines for outsourcing BIM by United-BIM
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Guidelines for Outsourcing BIM- Key Takeaways for AEC Professionals
Looking to a third party for BIM management support not solely will cowl the various responsibilities of the role, it can also unencumber valuable staffing resources, give access to the...
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The-Ultimate-Guide-to-Getting-Started-with-BIM-by-United-BIM
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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with BIM
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is transforming the conventional AEC industry around the globe. BIM involves the creation of a collaborative model for efficient design, documentation, coordination, visualization and collaboration. With...
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Levels-of-BIM promote level of collaboration in the AEC Industry
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BIM Maturity Levels Explained- Level 0, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
Building Information Modeling is not a new concept in the AEC industry. In May 2011, the UK government released a futuristic construction strategy for a reduction in the cost of...
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8-useful-tips-for-Revit-beginners_by United-BIM
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8 Revit Tips for Beginners & Revit Best Practices
8 Useful Revit Tips for Beginners And Best Practices in Revit Autodesk Revit is a high-end BIM software that is used by industry veterans and beginners alike. From architects to...
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BIM-Mandatory-in-UK-Implications-for-Builders-Designers
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BIM Mandatory in UK High Rise Residential Projects: Implications for Builders & Designers
BIM Mandatory in UK High Rise Residential Projects: Implications for Builders & Designers Recently, the UK Government made it mandatory for builders and contractors to implement BIM in all residential...
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5 BIM Trends for AEC Industry in-2019
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5 Innovative Trends Shaping the Future of BIM Technology
5 Game-Changing BIM Trends in 2019 & Future of BIM in AEC Industry Building Information Modeling (BIM) has completely revolutionized the AEC industry, bringing a higher level of efficiency to...
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BIM vs Revit-What is the difference between BIM and Revit-Blog Article
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Difference Between BIM and Revit | BIM vs Revit | How Revit Supports BIM
What is the Difference Between BIM and Revit? (BIM Vs Revit) If you are working closely with the AEC industry, then you must have heard BIM and Revit many times....
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BIM-Dimensions-3D-4D-5D-6D-7D-Definition-and-Benefits-in-AEC
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What are BIM Dimensions – 3D, 4D, 5D, 6D, and 7D BIM Explained | Definition & Benefits
What are BIM Dimensions - 3D, 4D, 5D, 6D, and 7D BIM Explained  Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a dynamic process of creating information-rich models for the entire lifecycle of...
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The-Holy-Grail-of-Successful-BIM-Adoption-Overcoming-the-Barriers
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BIM Adoption in the AEC Industry- Benefits, Barriers, Common Mistakes & Focus Areas for Success
Overcoming the Barriers to BIM Adoption in the AEC Industry The architecture, engineering and construction segment is moving towards digitization in the wake of increased concerns about optimal resource utilization,...
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What is Clash Detection In BIM-Process-Benefits-Future scope in the AEC industry by United-BIM
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What is Clash Detection in BIM- Process, Benefits and Future Scope in Modern Day AEC industry
Engineering design is a dynamic field that requires effective coordination between several stakeholders for desired results. In the current era, any construction design project involves several stakeholders such as structural...
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BIM Execution Plan- BIM During Construction-What-How-When-Why-Article by United-BIM
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BIM Execution Plan (BXP)- What, Why, When and How
What is BIM Execution Plan (BEP/BXP)? The most important element of BIM (Building Information Modeling) is “Information”. The objective of developing a BIM Execution Plan (BEP) is to facilitate the...
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What is MEP Coordination_Definition_Process_Benefits_Article by United-BIM
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MEP Coordination- Everything You Need to Know | Importance & Benefits
If your building design philosophy is ‘First Time Right’ and you firmly believe in ‘Prevention is Better Than Cure’ than you will truly appreciate the value that BIM-based MEP coordination...
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8-Crucial-mistakes-in-BIM and ways to tackle them
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8 Crucial Mistakes in BIM Implementation and How to Tackle Them
8 Crucial Mistakes in BIM Implementation and Ways to Tackle Them BIM (Building Information Modeling) is an intelligent 3D model-based process that provides insightful structure and tools which enable professionals...
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Benefits of BIM implementation- BIM Modeling services- blog by United-BIM
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5- Benefits of BIM Implementation
5 Game-Changing Benefits of BIM BIM is not new today; all AEC professionals are very well familiar with BIM - Building Information Modeling. It was coined by Autodesk- maker of...
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MEP-Model--Why-You-Should-Outsource-Your-Revit-MEP-Modeling-United-BIM
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Revit MEP Drafting Services- Why Is It a Good Idea to Outsource Your MEP Modeling
Revit MEP Drafting Services Outsourcing During the construction phase, identifying the efforts of MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) elements during the design development stage is an important consideration to keep...
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5-Advantages-of-Architectural-Drafting-Outsourcing-by-United-BIM
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5 Advantages of Architectural Drafting Services Outsourcing
Why Architectural Drafting Services Outsourcing? Architectural drafting services outsourcing is increasingly becoming popular across various industries. Benefits like easy availability of high-level expertise and; optimized space usage are some of...
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