Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. BIM articles below.
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As the pace of technology and commerce accelerates and communities face new challenges of resilience and sustainability: Will the buildings industry be ready?
Using PrecisionHawk's open software architecture, the two companies will develop custom software and algorithms to boost aerial intelligence during construction projects.
Improved task server management, ease-of-use and analytics allow BIM coordinators to accomplish more in less time with Autodesk Revit 2017.
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.
Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.
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.
Facility executives can derive more value from BIM within their facilities management system when employing these strategies.
By adding the VR component to BIM, facility management could start to feel more like a game than a challenge.
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.
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.
Facility managers can minimize delays and unexpected costs by being proactive.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Building Information Modeling can help facility managers stay up to date.
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