component, or process to meet desired needs. It is a decision making process (often iterative) in which the basic sciences, mathematics, and engineering sciences are applied to convert resources optimally to meet a stated objective.
Recently, I participated in the BIMForum in Boston, where the topic about "Design Optimization" drew a record crowd of professional attendees. Early and often, the presenters referenced "BIM" (Building Information Modeling) as a term or concept, with notable attention to the "I" (Information) in BIM as a key point of...
Building Information Modelling (BIM) uses data to generate and manage a visual model of a building through real-time, dynamic modelling in 3D, 4D and 5D, increasing project efficiency and saving money. Michael Smith introduces these concepts.
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