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Data in BIM

Data cleaning – all you have to know

As we already know what attributes data has to comply with (part III), and what data types we can have in our dataset (part II), …

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Plan design meetings
Guest Post

How to plan an efficient design meeting?

How to ensure the quality and efficiency of your engineering design meeting? One of the most important things is good planning and well-prepared agenda. In …

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Programming structural engineers
Guest Post

Why programming is useful for structural engineers: a case study

Imagine having to go through over 10 000 values and manually input them into a model, each one taking several clicks and maybe 10 seconds. …

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Data tree generation
Parametric design

Data tree generation in Grasshopper

90% of Grasshopper users don’t follow the data tree generation process.  This is one of the biggest mistakes made by beginers and more advanced Grasshopper’s  …

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Parametric design

Are you ready to become an Engineer 4.0?

Engineers have been responsible for creating practically every significant advancement in tools and technology since ancient history. Everything from commercial aeroplanes, to microwaves and even …

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BIM Basics

Why AEC industry sucks? Is there still a place for future engineers?

The Architectural Engineering Construction (in short: AEC) market plays a crucial role in the economy since it connects both science and industry. However, a lack …

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Computational thinking Engineer
Parametric design

Computational Thinking-Why should engineers care about it?

Computational Thinking is one of the biggest superpowers of future engineers.  We can look at it as a set of skills needed to convert real-life …

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Data in BIM

Things to know about data quality

No data is better than bad data. I am not sure if this is a quotation from a known person (definitely not Albert Einstein, nor …

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ifcroadpart
BIM in Infrastructure

IFC 4.3 in road projects – case study

In the first article in the IFC for Infrastructure series, I mentioned that IFC can be divided into 3 main thematic groups: objects, properties, relationships. …

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FEM IN GRASSHOPPER
Parametric design

FEM in Grasshopper – The ultimate analysis software list 

Parametric design is becoming more and more common in the construction industry. It gives many possibilities to integrate a new workflow in 3D modelling and …

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BIM in Infrastructure

All you need to know about IFC 4.3 for infrastructure

The transportation infrastructure until the release of the IFC 4.3 scheme was poorly represented in the IFC framework. Of course, it was and is possible …

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Rulebased model checking
BIM Coordination

A few words about rule-based model checking

The construction industry is steadily going through a digital transformation. There is a rising demand for better model coordination between various project stakeholders. BIM stands …

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6 Grasshopper secrets
Parametric design

6 Grasshopper secrets that will surprise you!

After using Grasshopper for five years, I am still finding new options and revelling the following Grasshopper secrets. In many cases, you have just to …

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Variability in Construction PPM and VDC
Everything about VDC

Variability In Construction

In the previous post about the Project Production Management in VDC, we went through the basics of PPM. We learned that projects are production systems …

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Data in BIM

Prevent property errors – Data Types Explained

How many times did you helplessly look at different schedules or take-offs and was wondering if that is even possible to make such mistakes? How …

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Grasshopper with visualisation software
Parametric design

Grasshopper with Visualisation Software

Parametric design has an enormous range of applications. For example, in previous posts, I have presented a connection to various BIM software (link here). Most …

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What is data-featured image
Data in BIM

What is data? Introduction to Data Management in BIM

In my day-to-day job, as a Digital Collaboration Coordinator, I spend many hours collecting, checking and managing various kinds of BIM data. Far too many …

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BIM Voice Becoming BIM Coordinator
BIM Coordination

Becoming a BIM Coordinator

The beginning of a professional career is a difficult period for everyone. Everything is new, we learn a lot, we make mistakes and we often …

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