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Vectorworks 2021 includes Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, and Fundamentals, as well as 2021 versions of Vision, Braceworks, and ConnectCAD.


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Vectorworks 2021 includes Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, and Fundamentals, as well as 2021 versions of Vision, Braceworks, and ConnectCAD.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. BIM articles below.


Vectorworks 2021 BIM & Design Software

Vectorworks 2021 includes Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, and Fundamentals, as well as 2021 versions of Vision, Braceworks, and ConnectCAD.

National Institute Of Building Sciences Joins Global BIM Network

The National Institute of Building Sciences joined more than 2,000 public sector representatives from 100 countries to form a new Global BIM Network.

NIBS Convenes Building Information Management Executive Roundtable

Nearly 40 business and government leaders discussed the need for a National Building Information Management Program to improve the relationships, performance and profitability of the increasingly digitalized U.S. AECO industry

NIBS Rebrands Council To Focus On Building Information Management

The BIM Council will lead the development of U.S. information management standards and building processes.

IMAGINiT Technologies Offers Twinmotion 3D Visualization Technology

With Twinmotion, IMAGINiT now offers architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals the ability to instantly transform any BIM or CAD model into a vivid experience.

Spacewell Boosts MCS IWMS in 2020

Spacewell announced a major Q4 2020 upgrade of its MCS Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS).

BIM: Digital Data To Enhance Facility Management

After being utilized during a construction project, Building Information Modeling (BIM) can be used to assist the operations and maintenance of the facility.

TempMaster Rooftop Units

OmniPremier 25 ton to 50 ton commercial rooftop units offer superior standard efficiency levels and already meet stringent DOE 2023 energy efficiency requirements.

The 5 Biggest Innovations In Facility Management Technology

Learn about the five biggest innovations in facility management technology we've seen this year. Plus, get a free ebook on more technology trends!

5D BIM For Capital Planning

For construction projects, integrating all relevant dimensions holds promise for improved outcomes.

For Buildings Industry Moving Forward, NIBS Highlights 10 Keys

As the pace of technology and commerce accelerates and communities face new challenges of resilience and sustainability: Will the buildings industry be ready?

McCarthy Building Companies, PrecisionHawk Partner For Drone Program

Using PrecisionHawk's open software architecture, the two companies will develop custom software and algorithms to boost aerial intelligence during construction projects.

2018 IMAGINiT Clarity Family of Products

Expanded analytics and new integrations drive collaboration and productivity between BIM teams and project partners.

Predictive Analytics For “Low-Tech” Facilities

For portfolios lacking built-in sensor technology, networked HVAC components, and other big data tools, a probabilistic model can provide actionable insights.

Revizto 4.0 From Vizerra

Enhancements over previous versions of the BIM collaboration software include a dramatically simplified workflow and support for 2D PDF documents.

Clarity Family Of Products From IMAGINiT Technologies

Improved task server management, ease-of-use and analytics allow BIM coordinators to accomplish more in less time with Autodesk Revit 2017.

FM Alert: NIBS Launches Building Sciences Career Center

NIB's new Building Sciences Career Center is designed to help inspire high school students to become interested in a career in the building industry.

Top Construction Trends For The Next Decade

Efficiency and sustainability will shape the future of nonresidential construction, according to a recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) survey.

Question of the Week: Which Trends Will Impact The Workplace In 2016?

Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.

Video: Insights On BIM For FM

In this video, an IMAGINiT Technologies expert addresses questions on BIM for FM, for the floor of Autodesk University in Las Vegas last week.

buildingSMART alliance Releases NBIMS-US™ Version 3

The National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance® has released the latest edition of the nation’s consensus-based standard governing building information modeling (BIM). The National BIM Standard-United States® (NBIMS-US™) Version 3 (V3) covers the full life cycle of buildings.

Three Tips For Leveraging BIM In Facility Management

Facility executives can derive more value from BIM within their facilities management system when employing these strategies.

Friday Funny: Make Work More Like Play With Emerging Technology

By adding the VR component to BIM, facility management could start to feel more like a game than a challenge.

Question Of The Week: Benefits Of BIM

What benefits have you gleaned from the use of BIM in your facility projects? What challenges have you faced?

National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22, 1974.

Facility Management In Space!

The Facility Ops Challenge, developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), Total Learning Research Institute (TLRI), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), empowers students to perform as facility managers responsible for maintaining a virtual base on Mars while learning about building systems and the importance of teamwork.

FRIDAY FUNNY: SimCity…For Buildings!

User interfaces in intelligent buildings are taking the lead from the computer gaming industry.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CMMS And BIM Training

When a company does not use CMMS or BIM, how does a facility management professional start the learning process?

Technology and FM: COBie Data Format

This building modeling tool facilitates the exchange of project information. From the June 2013 issue.

Professional Development: Construction Disruption

As they pass the emergent stage, BIM and cloud computing will continue to impact project delivery. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

Professional Development: Avoid Construction Rework

Facility managers can minimize delays and unexpected costs by being proactive.

IFMA Announces Building Information Modeling Community Of Practice

The development and use of BIM provides value to Architects, Engineers & Contractors (AEC) by reducing project risk, costs, and time while improving the overall quality of the project via improved communication and collaboration of design intent.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who Takes Responsibility For BIM Errors?

If an AEC professional uses BIM for a building project and one of the components fails due to a problem with the software, who is ultimately responsible?

Professional Development: A Step Above The Rest

Facility professionals with strong leadership skills are increasingly in demand at healthcare and higher education institutions.

Consultative Council Report Highlights Four Areas in Need of Improvement

A new report by the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council highlights four areas where the industry and the nation need to focus their efforts in order to improve buildings and infrastructure.

NYC Allows BIM For Site Safety Plans

The city's Department of Buildings inspectors can now take a virtual tour of how a new building or major renovation will be constructed.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Georgia Tech Rehabs Hinman Building

At $9.5 million, rehab of the university’s first research building for the college of architecture exemplifies innovation and preserves the legacy of Bauhaus-influenced functionalism.

Education Facility Case Study: Urban Learning

A new science education and research center at Georgia State University fosters innovative collaboration.

DBIA Updates BIM Resource

This new resource details how design-build teams can make the greatest use of a technology that is transforming the A/E/C industry.

The Facility Technologist: Measuring Technology

Using the latest devices, it is possible for fms to measure a space far more accurately, with less disruption to employees, and in a fraction of the time it would have taken with an old fashioned tape measure.

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