Solibri Model Checker v8 – helping BIM projects succeed

Solibri, Inc. is excited to introduce the Solibri Model Checker v8 bringing step-by-step guidance to BIM QA/QC. Many have seen or heard about the NIST report attributing an estimated USD 15.8 billion annual waste in the construction industry in the USA alone. Today, this is no longer acceptable. We have the tools and means to master information and, based on the OpenBIM approach, information can be unlocked and widely shared using open standards. Construction companies are also... Read More

Open BIM: The Next Chapter – New IFC Developments in ArchiCAD 16

The Open BIM movement – initiated by Graphisoft, Tekla and buildingSMART – is making inroads around the world. As part of this movement, GRAPHISOFT has again developed outstanding new technologies for its users who cooperate with other disciplines. This article summarizes ArchiCAD 16’s most important new features that support IFC-based model sharing. As we know, IFC data are an integral part of the ArchiCAD database and can be accessed, as native attributes and properties,... Read More

ArchiCAD & IFC – Achieving 3D-based Interoperability

Open BIM and IFC The goal of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is to create a comprehensive building model that can be effectively applied throughout the entire lifecycle of the building (including design, construction, maintenance) by all the participants – architects, engineers, builders and owners – in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry (AEC). BIM contains significantly more data than traditional, two-dimensional drawings. This additional information... Read More

Solibri Provides Tools for Korea Power Exchange (KPX) Design Competition

Korea Power Exchange is a non-profit organization, which campaigns for ensuring the reliability of power supply in all regions of South Korea. Sporting BIM and high standard construction KPX launched design competition for their Head Offices. Together with competition launch KPX introduced first ever BIM guidelines in South Korea to ensure BIM technology will be used from the very beginning of the project. KPX has requested technical support and business cooperation for the design... Read More