CAD methodology vs. BIM philosophy

Thursday, May 17, 2007

"The fact that the sometimes ineffable BIM (Building Information Modeling), today, versus established AEC "emmerging technologies", over the past 10-20 years, is what might have been - what too often collected dust on the shelves of the CAD manager's and the IT departments' quarters. This will probably never happen with BIM programs, but what if it should? Can BIM fall short of our expectations after all the hype dies down? In terms of revamping our current digital architectural standards, probably not. Because BIM is open minded in terms of outside influence - more so than CAD has been in the past. For example, when you take into account IFC (Industry Foundation Classes), IDM (Information Delivery Manual) and AECxml, these systems are based on ISO and information technology benchmarks. With these, there seems to be much more, in place, to insure that BIM won't dry up at all - perhaps even significantly replacing the need for new CAD information altogether." to find out more...
Passage from http://bimpod.blogspot.com/

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