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The Basics of BIM: Building Information Modeling Explained

What is BIM modeling?

Building Information Modeling has several definitions, but in the most simple terms, it is the process of creating and managing information for a constructed asset, whether it be a building, bridge, dam, or any of a wide range of structures.  It is a digital representation of the project’s functional properties and characteristics.  It is a comprehensive process for creating, managing, and using the entirety of the data about a specific project.  It provides the architect, designer, or builder with the ability to manage every component—physical properties, graphic look, and functional properties—that goes into a project.

BIM services involve the development of an advanced 3D model for a proposed project and includes all structural, architectural, and mechanical/electrical/plumbing components.

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