BIM Content Development: Standards, Strategies, and Best Practices
English books / April 23, 2017

Price: A must-have reference to create content-rich BIM objects and models A cutting-edge technology, Building Information Modeling (BIM) software allows AEC professionals to produce data-intensive 3D building models that far exceed those rendered with the 2D limitations of CAD, today’s industry standard. Unlike CAD, however, no consensus has been reached among AEC industries for agreed upon guidelines directing BIM models. To fill this void, this book explores the different approaches used in designing a BIM model and incorporates them into one cohesive strategy that serves as a digital road map going forward. BIM Content Development: Details the various types of information (graphic and data) that Building Information Modeling (BIM) can gather about a building, such as its dimensions and material, its performance, its functionality, its interaction with other structures, and how often it must be maintained Presents a vendor-neutral approach to thinking about, organizing, and managing data used to create a 3D building model Covers the different methods for organizing content, such as CSI’s MasterFormat®, Uniformat, OmniClass, and Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) Providing the means and methods for effective content creation, BIM Content Development offers sound guidance for graphic standards and data management solutions to maximize the ability of professionals…

Architectural Design with SketchUp: 3D Modeling, Extensions, BIM, Rendering, Making, and Scripting
English books / April 23, 2017

Price: Go beyond the basics: making SketchUp work for you Architectural Design with SketchUp, Second Edition, is the leading guide to this incredibly useful tool for architects, interior designers, construction professionals, and makers. With easy to follow tutorials that first brush up on the basics of the program and then cover many advanced processes, this resource offers both informative text and full-color illustrations to clearly convey the techniques and features you need to excel. The updated second edition has a new chapter that explains how to make things with SketchUp, and covers 3D printing, design to fabrication, CNC milling, and laser cutting. Other chapters also now cover Building Information Modeling (BIM) and 3D web content generation. Additionally, the revised text offers insight into the latest products and plugin extensions, navigation methods, import/export options, and 3D model creation features to ensure you have an up to date understanding of how to make SketchUp help you meet your project goals. A leading 3D modeling application, SketchUp features documentation capabilities through photorealistic renderings and construction drawings. Because of its ease of use and ability to be enhanced with many plugin extensions for project-specific applications, SketchUp is considered the tool of choice for professionals…

BIM for Landscape
English books / April 23, 2017

Price: BIM (Building Information Modelling) is transforming working practices across the built environment sector, as clients, professionals, contractors and manufacturers throughout the supply chain grasp the opportunities that BIM presents. The first book ever to focus on the implementation of BIM processes in landscape and external works, BIM for Landscape will help landscape professionals understand what BIM means for them. This book is intended to equip landscape practitioners and practices to meet the challenges and reap the rewards of working in a BIM environment – and to help professionals in related fields to understand how BIM processes can be brought into landscape projects. BIM offers significant benefits to the landscape profession, and heralds a new chapter in inter-disciplinary relationships. BIM for Landscape shows how BIM can enhance collaboration with other professionals and clients, streamline information processes, improve decision-making and deliver well-designed landscape projects that are right first time, on schedule and on budget. This book looks at the organisational, technological and professional practice implications of BIM adoption. It discusses in detail the standards, structures and information processes that form BIM Level 2-compliant workflows, highlighting the role of the landscape professional within the new ways of working that BIM entails. It…

Delivering Construction-Operations Building information exchange (COBie) in GRAPHISOFT ARCHICAD
English books / April 23, 2017

Price: This book explains how to deliver and check quality Cobie data during design. Readers will learn where to create Archicad templates to streamline Cobie production and coordinate the work of multiple designers. Improved understanding of Cobie in Archicad will allow readers to: – Provide Cobie as an extension of existing design practice – Develop Cobie templates to streamline high-quality exports – Respond to alternative client Cobie requirements – Demonstrate the quality of your Cobie files – Clearly explain the requirements for Cobie – Justify decisions about Cobie content included, and not included – Communicate Cobie requirements with consultants The authors are the inventor of Cobie, Bill East, and the world-known Archicad expert and Cobie enthusiast, Robert Jackson. The authors developed simulated contract drawings, models, and export files for a small college dormitory. Readers can download these files, free-of-charge, and compare their work with the examples provided. Buy on Amazon

Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture No Experience Required
English books / April 23, 2017

Price: The only Revit tutorial guide based on a real project workflow Autodesk Revit Architecture No Experience Required is the ultimate real-world guide for mastering this increasingly prevalent BIM software package. Using a continuous, step-by-step tutorial, this book walks you through all project phases as you learn the basics of Revit by designing, documenting, and presenting a four-story office building. You’ll begin by learning your way around the interface and conventions, then jump right into design by placing walls, doors, and windows. Next you’ll work with grids, beams, foundations, dimensions, and text as you build floors layer by layer, join walls, create ceilings and roofs, and place stairs, ramps, and railings. The instruction covers construction documentation, advanced detailing, and families, as well as site considerations including grading and top surface features to provide a well-rounded, real-world Revit skill set. The companion website features downloadable ‘before and after’ tutorial files that allow you to jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros. The shift from 2D drafting to 3D building information modeling has made Revit a must-have skill for an increasing number of design, engineering, and construction professionals. This book is designed to teach you the basics…

Revit Architecture 2017 (Manuales Imprescindibles)
Spanish books / April 23, 2017

Precio : Los profesionales de la construcción han encontrado en Revit, una herramienta BIM integral, especializada y totalmente adaptada a sus necesidades. Revit Arquitecture 2017 es perfecta para diseñar y documentar los proyectos, con la coherencia y eficacia de la tecnología BIM. El modelo único inteligente 3D, cualificado y cuantificable, constituye un repositorio de la información y garantiza la fidelidad de todos los documentos. Frente a otras herramientas BIM, Revit es líder del mercado por su sencilla efectividad y excelente integración con otras aplicaciones de la casa Autodesk, como 3ds MAX o AutoCAD. Este es el manual ideal para estudiar el programa. Se trata de un libro práctico y detallado con explicaciones teóricas, ilustraciones, ejercicios, trucos y consejos. Los archivos complementarios puede encontrarlos en Si domina Revit 2017 podrá expresar sus ideas y diseños de un modo definitivo y contundente. Comprar en Amazon