Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and Future Practice

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John Wiley & Sons, May 2, 2014 - Architecture - 432 pages
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The bright future and exciting possibilities of BIM

Many architects and engineers regard BIM as a disruptive force, changing the way building professionals design, build, and ultimately manage a built structure. With its emphasis on continuing advances in BIM research, teaching, and practice, Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and Future Practice encourages readers to transform disruption to opportunity and challenges them to reconsider their preconceptions about BIM.

Thought leaders from universities and professional practice composed essays exploring BIM's potential to improve the products and processes of architectural design including the structure and content of the tools themselves. These authors provide insights for assessing the current practice and research directions of BIM and speculate about its future. The twenty-six chapters are thematically grouped in six sections that present complementary and sometimes incompatible positions:

  • Design Thinking and BIM
  • BIM Analytics
  • Comprehensive BIM
  • Reasoning with BIM
  • Professional BIM
  • BIM Speculations
Together, these authors provide stimulating ideas regarding new directions in building information modeling.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Software Mentioned
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Discussion Questions
Parametric Modeling BIM and Simulation
Architectural Design 5 1Executive Summary
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Energy Modeling in Conceptual Design
References
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Communicating Semantics through
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BIM and Virtual Reconstruction ALong
Managing BIM Projects Organizations
Acknowledgments
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Acknowledgments
Discussion Questions
Urban Energy Information Modeling
Information Modeling
Design Analysis
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ComponentBased BIM A Comprehensive Detailed SingleModel Strategy
Products Processes andPeople 15 1 Introduction 15 2 Coevolution of Products Processes
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Operationswith Energy
References
3The Enactment of Enlightened Management
BIM Speculation
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Author Biographies
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KAREN M. KENSEK and DOUGLAS E. NOBLE teach at the University of Southern California, School of Architecture. Prof. Kensek has received national BIM honors from the AIA TAP committee and Autodesk, hosts an annual conference on Building Information Modeling, and received the 2014 ACSA Award for Creativity with Prof. Noble. They are both past presidents of Association for Computer Aided Design In Architecture (ACADIA) and are active in the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

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