[Podcast] Future Construct: Curtis Rodgers, Brick & Mortar Ventures

Posted by Luke Lightning on May 27, 2021 9:19:31 AM

On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (36 min interview), we spotlight Curtis Rodgers, Principal at Brick & Mortar Ventures, as he joins host Amy Peck ([...]

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Future Construct Podcast: Episode 11 - Startup Spotlight

Posted by Luke Lightning on May 27, 2021 9:02:55 AM

On this special episode of the Future Construct Podcast (1 hour interview), we spotlight leaders of two startups: Joe Michaels (@joemich), Chief Revenue Officer[...]

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How to Incorporate MEPF Design in Construction

Posted by Steve Couch on May 11, 2021 9:09:00 AM
The MEPF system is like the building’s central nervous system. It is the core system that supports all the other features of the structure. In layman’s terms, MEPF[...]
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[Podcast] Future Construct: Cathy Hackl, Futures Intelligence Group

Posted by Luke Lightning on Apr 22, 2021 3:07:04 PM

On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (24 min interview), we spotlight Cathy Hackl (@CathyHackl), Global Futurist and Founder of the Futures Intelligence[...]

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[Podcast] Future Construct: Jessie Mooberry, Flight Safety Foundation

Posted by Luke Lightning on Apr 5, 2021 7:31:19 AM

On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (30 min interview), we spotlight Jessie Mooberry (@mooberryj), Senior Technology & Innovation Advisor at Flight Safety[...]

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[Podcast] Future Construct: Randee Herrin, TDIndustries, Inc.

Posted by Luke Lightning on Apr 5, 2021 7:28:01 AM

On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (31 min interview), we spotlight Randee Herrin, Senior Vice President of Construction Technologies & Manufacturing at [...]

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Future Construct Podcast: Episode 7 - Mark Oden, BIM Designs, Inc.

Posted by Luke Lightning on Apr 5, 2021 7:24:06 AM

On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (29 min interview), we spotlight Mark Oden, CEO of BIM Designs, Inc. (@BIMdesignsInc), as he joins Amy Peck ([...]

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Future Construct Podcast: Episode 6 - Chris Howard, Softeq

Posted by Luke Lightning on Apr 5, 2021 7:20:09 AM

On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (29 min interview), we spotlight Chris Howard (@techris), Founder and CEO of Softeq (@Softeq), as he joins Amy Peck ([...]

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Future Construct Podcast: Episode 5 - Damon Hernandez, AEC Hackathon

Posted by Luke Lightning on Feb 18, 2021 9:45:10 AM

On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (35 min interview), we spotlight Damon Hernandez (@MetaverseOne), Founder and Executive Director of the AEC Hackathon,[...]

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Construction Services

Posted by Steve Couch on Feb 11, 2021 11:15:17 AM

Welcome to 2021! I'm noticing that many construction companies, and especially VDC/BIM teams, are already starting to feel overwhelmed by all the projects that are[...]

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BIM Designs, Inc. Adds Manny Shirley to the Executive Leadership Team

Posted by Mark Oden on Feb 10, 2021 10:28:32 AM

I am pleased to share with our amazing network of partners, clients, and friends that Manny Shirley has been added to the BIM Designs, Inc. executive leadership team[...]

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Future Construct Podcast: Episode 4 - Joanna Popper, HP

Posted by Luke Lightning on Feb 8, 2021 11:39:01 AM

On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (30 min interview), we spotlight Joanna Popper (@JoannaPopper), Global Head of Virtual Reality for Location-Based[...]

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Future Construct Podcast: Episode 3 - Amy Marks, Autodesk

Posted by Luke Lightning on Feb 8, 2021 11:12:30 AM

On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (30 min interview), we're featuring Amy Marks (@QueenofPrefab), as she joins Amy Peck (@VirtualGirlNY) to candidly[...]

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[Podcast] Future Construct: Elizabeth Baron, Unity Technologies

Posted by Luke Lightning on Feb 8, 2021 9:04:30 AM

Elizabeth Baron (@ImmersivStories) has decades (yes, decades!) of experience helping teams at Ford Motor Company (@ford) and now Unity Technologies (@Unity3D)[...]

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Construction Technology: Envisioning the Industry’s Digital Future

Posted by Mark Oden on Jan 6, 2021 12:03:34 PM
While you might equate the construction industry aptly to a traditional brick-and-mortar field, the world of construction has taken on a digital transformation.[...]
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Topics: Construction, bim modeling, BIM Designs

New to the BIM World? Here is Why You Need It.

Posted by Mark Oden on Jan 5, 2021 12:03:50 PM

What is BIM?

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is an intelligent 3D model-based process that gives architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals[...]

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Topics: BIM, Construction, bim modeling, BIM Designs

[Podcast] Future Construct: Salla Eckhardt, Microsoft

Posted by Luke Lightning on Dec 11, 2020 1:19:54 PM

We are very excited to launch the Future Construct Podcast, hosted by Amy Peck (@VirtualGirlNY on Twitter), the Founder/CEO of Endeavor VR, and supported by our[...]

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Topics: BIM, Construction, Innovation, Real Estate, Podcast, Technology

BIM Designs, Inc. Adds Ashly Coggins to the Executive Leadership Team

Posted by Mark Oden on Nov 6, 2020 11:36:08 AM

I am pleased to share with our amazing network of partners, clients, and friends that Ashly Coggins has joined the BIM Designs, Inc. leadership team as our new Head[...]

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Why Use Union Detailers for BIM Projects?

Posted by Mark Oden on Nov 4, 2020 11:00:42 AM

Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that there were 14.6 million American union workers and that many organizations continue to make union workers a[...]

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Topics: Construction, bim modeling, detailing

How 3D Laser Scanning Can Greatly Improve Your Construction Project

Posted by Luke Lightning on Oct 28, 2020 1:35:03 PM

Although it seems like something out of a sci-fi film, 3D laser scanning is far from fiction—just science. During a 3D laser scan, a line of laser light captures the[...]

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Top 3 Reasons BIM Leads to Healthy Hospital Design

Posted by Mark Oden on Oct 28, 2020 12:37:08 PM

You’ll find countless discussions on how BIM (Building Information Modeling) helps construction companies save more and complete projects on time. The unified[...]

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How Does BIM Improve the Project Coordination Process?

Posted by Steve Couch on Oct 28, 2020 11:31:30 AM

Project coordination is essential for the design, planning, and construction process. Without proper project coordination, a building project could devolve into a[...]

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Takeaways from MEP Force 2020: Life After COVID and 3D Visualization

Posted by Luke Lightning on Oct 23, 2020 1:00:04 PM

MEP Force 2020 is the only conference that’s focused entirely on Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) trades. Put on by our friends at Applied Software, this[...]

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Topics: bim design, BIM, bim modeling, Virtual Design Construction

Saving Time & Money with BIM in Design: Rework in Construction (5-Minute Read)

Posted by Luke Lightning on Oct 20, 2020 11:36:38 AM

Let’s admit it – rework has to be the most irritating aspect of construction. More than just being frustrating, rework is also a leader in wasted time and added[...]

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Topics: bim design, bim construction, BIM, Construction, bim modeling, Virtual Design Construction

Takeaways from MEP Force 2020: Part Two (4-Minute Read)

Posted by Mark Oden on Oct 13, 2020 1:10:57 PM

Our partners at Applied Software put on the 3rd Annual MEP Force 2020 conference virtual-style, this year. More than 1,300 mechanical, electrical, and plumbing pros,[...]

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Topics: bim consulting, bim design, BIM, Construction, bim modeling, detailing

How to Dice an Onion and Takeaways from MEP Force 2020 (5-Minute Read)

Posted by Mark Oden on Oct 8, 2020 11:05:38 AM

MEP Force 2020 is the only conference that’s focused entirely on Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) trades. Put on by our friends at Applied Software, this[...]

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Topics: bim design, Construction, BIM technology, bim modeling, Virtual Design Construction, BIM Designs

The Benefits of Using BIM for Facilities Management and Operations

Posted by Mark Oden on Sep 29, 2020 4:45:25 PM
BIM (Building Information Modeling) is playing a phenomenal role in the construction sector. Unifying the architecture, engineering, and construction processes,[...]
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Topics: bim design, Construction, BIM technology, bim modeling, Virtual Design Construction, BIM Designs

[Podcast] Bridging the Gap - The Remote Workforce

Posted by Luke Lightning on Sep 16, 2020 12:29:18 PM

BIM Designs, Inc. CEO, Mark Oden, recently joined Construction Junkie's 2020 Best Construction Podcast Winner Bridging the Gap, hosted by Todd Weyandt and sponsored[...]

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Topics: bim design, BIM, BIM technology, Remote Working

Top 5 Reasons You Need BIM Design In Real Estate

Posted by Luke Lightning on Sep 8, 2020 3:27:42 PM

Building Information Modeling (BIM) has become a mainstay in nearly every phase of the construction process. Whether you’re in the midst of modeling, prefabrication,[...]

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MEP Force 2020 Virtual Conference

Posted by Mark Oden on Aug 20, 2020 10:30:00 AM

We are very excited to be a Gold Sponsor at the upcoming MEP Force 2020 Virtual Conference and hosting a cooking segment at the Virtual House Party! To register for[...]

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Topics: Mechanical Electrical Plumbing, BIM Designs, Virtual Conference

Introducing Our Newest Intern, Fauve!

Posted by Fauve B.-R. on Aug 13, 2020 11:15:11 AM

"We are so excited to welcome Fauve to the Marketing team! I am so proud of Fauve and her accomplishments to date, her leadership with the Black Student Union for[...]

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Topics: Marketing, BIM Designs, Intern

Fundamentals of Building Information Modeling: What is BIM?

Posted by Steve Couch on Jul 23, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Building Information Modeling has quickly become a global trend. It’s a cost and time-saving process, becoming the standard on many projects to create[...]

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Topics: BIM, Building Information Modeling

Advantages of Building Information Modeling frm Design to Construction

Posted by Steve Couch on Jul 16, 2020 9:00:14 AM

There are a plethora of benefits realized through the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM). It starts with a comprehensive planning process that allows for[...]

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What is the Future of BIM in Hospital Construction?

Posted by Steve Couch on Jul 9, 2020 3:00:31 PM

Building a hospital or healthcare facility is a big and expensive undertaking. Constructing general hospital space in New York City can average $625 per square foot.[...]

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Topics: bim project, BIM, Hospitals, Healthcare

BIM Designs, Inc. Announces BIM-in-a-Box

Posted by Steve Couch on May 26, 2020 6:56:33 AM

A note from the CEO: “This pandemic affects the entire world: every single person, independent of race, creed or nationality. It allows for a moment in time that[...]

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Set Time Aside For Self-Care

Posted by Mark Oden on May 15, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Many of us have so many responsibilities in life that we forget to take care of our personal needs, especially now, more than ever, while we're learning ourselves,[...]

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Topics: selfcarewithbimdesigns, selfcarefriday

BIM-in-a-Box Helps Construction Companies Transition to Remote Working

Posted by Steve Couch on Apr 8, 2020 6:35:18 AM

A note from the CEO: “This pandemic affects the entire world: every single person, independent of race, creed or nationality. It allows for a moment in time that[...]

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5 Tips To Prepare Your BIM Team For Remote Working

Posted by Steve Couch on Mar 30, 2020 6:12:25 AM

A note from the CEO: "Community and a focus on our clients are two of our six core values at BIM Designs. With the world events of late, we recognize that the[...]

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Topics: Building Information Model, Remote Working

Bringing BIM to Burning Man

Posted by Caitlin Dunn on Dec 9, 2019 4:01:16 PM

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”

-Edgar Degas

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Topics: BIM, BIM technology, bim modeling, revit, VDC, Burning Man, Art

BIM Designs Partners with California’s SMART Local 104

Posted by Caitlin Dunn on Nov 13, 2019 4:05:13 PM

After a year of negotiations, BIM Designs, Inc. has reached a signatory agreement with Sheet Metal Workers Local 104, which spans in jurisdiction from Northern[...]

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Topics: Building Information Modeling

Project Update: Desert Diamond Casino

Posted by Steve Couch on Aug 1, 2019 8:08:10 AM

The Desert Diamond Casino is a flagship project in the West Valley, located just east of the 101 Freeway and Northern Ave. The casino has been embroiled in legal and[...]

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Topics: Building Information Model, Arizona, SMACNA, Casino, Desert Diamond, Phoenix

Bringing Practical Improvements to BIM Project Management

Posted by Steve Couch on Mar 26, 2019 9:53:37 AM

Bringing a Seasoned Contractor to BIM Designs, Inc.

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Bringing Cutting-Edge Building Design to Life

Posted by Steve Couch on Feb 5, 2019 6:00:00 AM

We're already a month into 2019, but we're taking a moment to reflect on our progress and success in 2018.  It was a big year, where industry leaders pushed[...]

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Topics: Building Information Model

6 Avoidable BIM Department Mistakes (and How to Fix Them!)

Posted by Mark Oden on Jan 21, 2019 9:47:26 AM

Building Information Modeling (BIM) brings to life the physical and functional aspects of a facility in a virtual representation that is three-dimensional,[...]

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Topics: cad detailing, Building Information Model

SMACNA-Arizona Welcomes BIM Designs Inc.

Posted by Mark Oden on Jan 8, 2019 7:44:09 AM

SMACNA-Arizona WelcomesBIM Designs Inc.

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Topics: union plumbers and pipefitters, Company News, Arizona, SMACNA

Virtual Reality in the Construction Industry

Posted by Mark Oden on Dec 17, 2018 10:46:50 AM

Virtual Reality – VR – has been a feature of gaming for quite some time and is now finding a growing application in the construction industry.  As it stands, VR[...]

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Topics: Building Information Modeling, Virtual Reality

What Does Construction do with New Technology?

Posted by Mark Oden on Dec 7, 2018 10:27:42 AM

Building Information Modeling: What Does the Industry Do with This New Technology

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What is the Future of BIM in Urban Construction

Posted by Mark Oden on Nov 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM

https://www.bimdesigns.net/blog/6-avoidable-bim-department-mistakes-and-how-to-fix-them[...]

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Topics: Building Information Modeling, urban construction

A New BIM Designer Training Regiment in Revit

Posted by Mark Oden on Sep 28, 2018 3:44:46 PM

 

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Topics: bim training, cad detailing, bim it, Construction, bim Autodesk, bim detailing, revit

VDCT Classification Paves the Way for New Local 469 Signatory Contractors

Posted by Mark Oden on Sep 4, 2018 12:07:55 PM

UA Journal BIM Designs Inc. July 2018

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Topics: Building Information Modeling

BIM Designs Inc. Announces Expansion of BIM/MEP Services and Locations

Posted by Mark Oden on Aug 22, 2018 3:03:01 PM

BIM Designs, Inc., answering strong demand for its detailing and engineering services, has announced the addition of Electrical and HVAC/Sheet Metal to its existing[...]

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Topics: Company News

Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) in Construction

Posted by Mark Oden on Jun 11, 2018 3:17:35 PM

The Benefits of Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) for the Construction Industry

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