BIM Symposium 2017 Sydney

Strategic Outcomes with BIM 03-08-2017 Sydney This was one of the most interesting BIM seminars I have attended. There was no pedalling of BIM wash what so ever, the presenters were honest and up front with ideas and experiences. Even the not so good stories were aired and it appeared everyone had their guard down […]

IPD Workflow to Production reporting

We have embarked on a series of presentations to industry to show some of the workflow practices we have developed in house for managing IFC design deliverable. In previous blog posts I have explained the IPD workflow we have been using on projects where we work with Engineers and use their IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) […]

BIM Outreach Documents

Earlier this year I assisted in the development of the attached. If you are interested in any of the AIA’s BIM documents, follow these instructions: You can access it, and all the other documents in the ‘BIM Outreach’ set (which is a part of the larger BIM in Practice series) from this page – […]

Early Engagement and IPD – From Design to Site

After a number of projects under our belt using a digital design delivery method – IFC files, I thought it was about time to stitch some of the possibilities together and de-mystify some of the technical aspects of process. I prepared a PowerPoint presentation for a meeting with a builder this week to showcase some […]

Integrated Project Delivery

On the 27th on June 2013 I was one of the speakers out of a group of three, delivering a presentation on IPD. This was an event hosted by the ASI (Australian Steel Institute) with the aim of exposing to industry collaborative workflow methods to deliver greater efficiency to the steel construction industry. The other […]

How to Federate a Model

Brett Taylor and I delivered another presentation on integration between Revit and Tekla, however this time we took it a step further and showed off some of the possibilities which can be achieved by federating a model with data. We presented this at the June BrisBIM event which was held at QUT in Brisbane city, […]

Bris BIM – 23-04- 2013

Last night I attended the inaugural BrisBIM gathering which was held at the GHD office in Brisbane city. Clay Hickling of GHD addressed the evening and introduced four speakers: My BIM’s bigger than your BIM!, Franz Hein (Woods Bagot) Realising the advantages of BIM, Phil Calvert (A.G. Coombs) 5D: Today’s Workflow for Cost Certainty, Maoibh […]

BIM Collaboration 2013

In February I delivered a presentation on BIM collaboration with my Engineer friend and IFC testing partner, Brett Taylor of Bornhorst and Ward. Refer to this for the flyer: Flyer-v3 Leif Granholm opened the presentation with a Tekla insight and an overview of the DRUM project, read more here: I can only hope that we […]

BIM in practice 2013

I attended this seminar in Surry Hills Sydney this February. It was a two day seminar covering a range of topics BIM related however not a great deal of practical examples were shown for my liking. I have to admit, I have a great respect for John Mitchell, he is passionate and dedicated to the […]

Round Tripping and IPD – 3D Design Review

Round Tripping is a topic of interest but what does it mean? What are the benefits and why would one even consider it in terms of production efficiency? Round Tripping in a sense is the generating of information in one software platform, feeding it out into another and bringing it back in again. – And so on. Some […]