Category - BIM

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The guys who created Quickdraw

This week I had a pleasure of interviewing Wouter Nys and Sander Valcke, the guys who created Quickdraw. They’re not only a hilarious duo, that clearly get along well, but they are also completely dedicated to their V19 development: Quickdraw...

Level of Development in BricsCAD® BIM

The concept of LOD starts at 100 The overall accuracy of a Building Information Model is based on a concept called level of development (LOD). First, LOD 100 generally represents a massing model, with minimal detail/refinement of the model elements...

A New Era: BricsCAD® BIM V19

BricsCAD BIM V19 is Real 3D BIM The CEO of Bricsys, Erik De Keyser, often quotes modernist architecture pioneer Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (a.k.a “Mies”), the Father of Less is More. “There is an existential need for...

BricsCAD V19 Is Here!

The latest release of the world’s best .dwg-based CAD system is available now The future of the .dwg format is secure with the release of the BricsCAD® V19. V19 extends BricsCAD’s familiar, cost-effective workflows for general drafting...

The Future of BIM at Bricsys 2018!

The Bricsys 2018 conference in London next month has a lot to offer. One of the sessions that I’m most excited about, given my roots in architecture and engineering, is the Future of BIM.  We’ll show how you can take your designs from concept...

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BIM Data Exchange via IFC

“Can we talk?” Every computer program needs a place to store the data you create with it. The native file format of any program is optimized for program speed and read/write performance. When a user of a program wants to share their data...

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BricsCAD’s Powerful 3D BIM Workflow

In our previous post, we compared a conventional 3D BIM workflow to the historical 2D drafting-centric method of architectural design. In this edition, we’ll explain how and why the Bricsys approach to Building Information Modeling is unique...

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3D BIM vs 2D Drafting Workflows

In our last BIM article, we discussed the business value proposition of a real, 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflow. Next, let’s roll up our virtual sleeves and talk about the benefits of conventional 3D BIM vs historic 2D drafting...

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Why use BIM?

We will make a safe bet that your firm has not yet made the transition to Building Information Modeling (BIM). That’s OK – 4 out of 5 companies have not. There are hundreds of reasons to not adopt BIM – both business and technical. You can probably...

BricsCAD BIM V17.2 is Now Available!

BricsCAD BIM V17.2: Make your building designs crystal clear BricsCAD BIM adds Building Information Modeling to BricsCAD Platinum, and brings world-class BIM workflows to the native .dwg environment. Therefore, if you create building and...

What’s new in BIM for BricsCAD V17

BIM for BricsCAD V17 adds sites, BIM patches, rooms and and an extensive structure browser. On top of that, detail sections and sections views are improved significantly. BricsCAD BIM lifts creativity, not complexity. With BricsCAD BIM you can go...