Category Archives: BIM

4D BIM CPM Scheduling is a waste of time: here’s why.

4D BIM CPM Scheduling: not ready for prime-time “The short answer is that there simply aren’t any extant Level III-IV 4D BIM risk-optimized or resource-loaded, apt CPM scheduling models with which to establish global parameters. 4D BIM CPM schedules can be generated from BIM models, but should they be? That...
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10 AEC Professions AI Will Disrupt by 2027

AI Disruption Will Significantly Permeate the AEC Industries Historically, the construction and building industries tend to fall on the lower scale of tech-savvy, or digital-bandwidth, owing to a lack of skilled practitioners, and a paucity of training and investment in their constituency, but more so to a general disdain for...
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AR/MR Smart Helmets for the AEC Industries: Flight or Fancy?

Smart Helmets: are they making us any smarter? While BIM die-hards cling to their soon to be obsolete platforms, AR, and MR smart helmets featuring heads-up (HUD) and holographic displays are hitting the streets, and trying to make an impact on facilities management, and AEC technology in a big way...
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BIM Adoption: Why it Has Failed to Mainstream, and May Never

BIM Adoption: is it as prevalent as ‘they’ say? I have written about BIM adoption in this space in 2014, dispelling bunkum that media spins about BIM adoption in the construction industry. In that same paper, I lampooned doctored surveys and questionnaires that purported to back up the survey findings....
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Space Carving, SLAMming AR-VR Construction Technology Update

AR-VR construction technology disruption is inevitable AR-VR construction technology may very soon no longer be the exclusive pastime of gamers and designers: it may be put to much more practical uses. Last weekend, I had the opportunity to road-test a Google Tango tablet with  Lucas Stephane, PhD, Assistant Professor, of the Florida...
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