Initially viewed as just a buzzword used by the AEC industry to attract investors, BIM has quickly proven to be the indispensable tool for the industry to prosper.
Through BIM and its increasing levels of dimensions, building construction processes have been analyzed and scheduled together to move into the new era of building construction, with the design, timing, construction, and cost all interdependent and being analyzed and scheduled in a more accurate manner.
Building Information Modeling involves the creation of data models consisting of graphics and non graphics in a common space called a Common Data Environment. As the project stages progress, data sets become richer until those are handed over to the Client & end user at the end of the project.
Hungarian company Graphisoft developed ArchiCAD, an architectural BIM CAD program for Macs and Windows.
Architecture provides computer aided solutions for handling all common aspects of aesthetics and engineering during…