How LOD 350 Benefits BIM for Building Construction

BimForum 2013 LOD Spec

The BIMForum recently released the 2013 Level of Development (LOD) Specification, which includes a new LOD level – LOD 350. Prior to this development, the AIA G202 LOD definitions left a lot of room for interpretation by designers and engineers, thus creating uncertainty about model integrity by downstream users. General contractors often recreate models from scratch because they can’t rely on the quality of models coming from other project team members. The new 2013 Level of Development Specification changes all this. Continue reading…

A Leading EPC’s Experience Using HDS Services on Multiple Projects

Leading EPCs experience

One of the first presentations I attended at HxGN LIVE 2013 was from Tellepsen – a Houston-based contractor that’s partnered with a local scanning company called Truth. They shared lots of great examples, but the one that hit home was their use of point clouds and Navisworks. Continue reading…