Using BIM, the BCER design team can keep the building design more fluid for a longer period of time relative to the contract document phase of the projects. Traditional electronic drafting (2 dimensional CAD) cannot offer the 'change-management' technology BIM offers. Using BIM, the design team can design faster and more accurately helping to eliminate coordination oversights, which can occur in multiple unrelated 2-D drawings.
BIM models can be used for coordination of documents as well as visualization of the structure. The contractor can also use BIM models to assist in the preparation of cost estimates as well as a template for shop drawing development.
The mechanical and electrical system BIM models also provide a record of all the mechanical and electrical components, including quantities used in construction. This information can be 'mined' and the materials can be extracted and reused by the facilities management team.
Intelligent BIM modeling will also allow reporting that is fully coordinated and customizable for the construction project. Reports such as material take-offs, program analysis, schedules and outline specifications can be automatically generated to complement the drawing package. With sophisticated rendering and animation capabilities built-in we have the tools needed to fully integrate design, coordinate trades interface and document and present the construction documents.
As buildings assume a broader social and functional role, designers are balancing functionality with building performance concerns. Issues such as life safety, security, and sustainability are becoming defining characteristics of quality design in this new realm of per formative architecture.
Technology is a key enabler for successful design and construction of intelligent, efficient, and high performance buildings. Buildings today are a complex collection of interlocking systems and design changes can have a rippling effect across the entire design spectrum. Operating in a BIM environment allows BCER and the entire design team the opportunity to capitalize and benefit from this technology.
Rare Air Limited
This project is a new Aircraft Storage Hangar at the Centennial Airport in Centennial, Colorado. The project is approximately 41,210 square feet consisting of a 30,000 sf free span hangar bay and 7,250 sf of attached/support spaces plus 2,160 sf of automobile garages and an attached 1,800 sf covered parking area. Th...
Building Information Modeling Projects
|Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion||Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion Expansion||University of Northern Colorado West Campus Residence Hall Complex|
|University of Colorado - Williams Village Phase II Student Housing||Rare Air Limited||Vestas America|
|AHEC - 4th and 5th Floor North Classroom Renovations||DIA Concourse A West End Expansion and Revit Design||DIA West Area De-icing Pad and Control Building|
|University of Colorado Hospital - Anshutz Cancer Center||Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Education and Collections Addition|
- Adams County School District
- Adams State College
- Arvada Covenant Church
- Aspen Airport
- Auraria Higher Education Center
- Aurora Public Schools
- Ball Aerospace
- Bergelectric Corp.
- Boulder Community Hospital
- Boulder Housing Partners
- Boulder Valley School District
- Brighton Valley School District
- Canadian Consulate
- Cesar Chavez Memorial Office Building
- City and County of Denver
- City and County of Denver Department of Education
- City of Boulder
- Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
- Colorado Department of Human Services
- Colorado School of Mines
- Colorado State University
- Copper Club
- Denver City Council
- Denver Health
- Denver Health and Hospital Authority
- Denver Hotel Authority
- Denver Housing Authority
- Denver International Airport
- Denver Public Schools
- Gensler and Associates
- Grand Junction Regional Airport
- Jefferson County
- Jefferson County Public Schools
- Lockheed Martin
- Ludvik Electric
- M Tech
- Mesa State College
- NOAA - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
- NREL - National Renewable Energy Laboratory
- Raleigh Durham International Airport
- REI Sports
- Rockies Regional Medical Center
- Simpson Company, Inc.
- SLATERPAULL Architects
- The Broadmoor
- The Town of Parker
- Trammel Crow
- UCAR - University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
- United Airlines
- United Healthcare
- University of Colorado
- University of Colorado Health Science Center
- University of Colorado Hospital
- University of Denver
- University of Northern Colorado
- Wiss, Janney , Elstner
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