Case Studies

Getting the Most Out of BIM: The Secret Guide to VDC Apps

With a seemingly endless array of building information modeling (BIM) software applications available, simply understanding what each actually does can be a daunting task. DPR’s Andrew Fisher explains most BIM apps fall into six basic categories: authoring, coordination, visualization, analysis and measurement, sequencing, and estimating. In this paper, Fisher describes in layman’s terms what each of these activities is and which applications DPR teams have found to be most successful.