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Athirah Syamimi

March 31, 2020

Case Study: Boustead Projects’ Digital Transformation in Engineering

Established in 1996, Boustead Projects Limited is a leading real estate solutions provider in Singapore, with core engineering expertise in the design-and-build and development of smart eco-sustainable business park and industrial developments for clients including Forbes Fortune 500, S&P 500 and Euronext 100 corporations. When we started doing this case study, we wanted to understand […]

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Athirah Syamimi

March 11, 2020

Case Study: How China Construction Uses Virtual Reality in Coordination Meetings

Established in 1992, China Construction (South Pacific) Development Co. (CCDC) is a regional subsidiary of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC). CCDC started using BIM in 2014. They can also be regarded as one of the earliest companies to drive digitalisation in Singapore’s AEC industry. CCDC has a strong BIM modelling team of 150 people […]

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Athirah Syamimi

March 5, 2020

8 Best Practices To Improve Design Review Presentations

What’s better than having good design review meetings? Having great, productive and effective coordinations that expedite sign off. We want to help you achieve that so here are the 8 best practices for you to implement during your presentations. 1. Set proper sunlight angles Poor lighting can make a photo of the Eiffel Tower look […]

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Athirah Syamimi

February 10, 2020

The Must-Know Terms For Beginner BIM Teams

3D In BIM, 3D is the BIM model everyone is familiar with. A 3D BIM has graphical and non-graphical information that is shared in a Common Data Environment (CDE). 4D 4D BIM has an additional dimension of information for construction sequencing. The scheduling data in 4D BIM creates a visualisation of how your building will […]

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Ryan Liew

February 3, 2020

Virtual Design and Construction: All You Need To Know

What does BIM stand for in construction? Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a methodology; a strategic approach that utilises 3D geometric information at its core, while further imbuing these geometries with semantic information. Therefore allowing for intelligent applications which help increase the quality and accuracy of construction planning and management. A Common Misconception: CAD vs […]

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Athirah Syamimi

January 20, 2020

How Virtual Reality (VR) Is Improving Architecture

Virtual Reality (VR) is rapidly being adopted in architecture these past years. Couple that with the booming media attention it’s receiving, you might be wondering, “what’s so great about VR?” Essentially, what VR technology does is it takes all the great aspects of architecture design and put it into an immersive 1:1 scale virtual environment. […]

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Athirah Syamimi

January 7, 2020

5 BIM Trends that are already here in 2020

The AEC industry has always been behind in adopting technological advancements. Hence, these technologies may or may not seem new to you. But they have been around for years and are rising in BIM recently. If you are already using the following, congratulations. You are ahead of the competition. In 2020, we foresee AEC companies […]

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Athirah Syamimi

December 6, 2019

What Is Virtual Design And Construction (VDC)?

To put it simply, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) is the virtual building process of a project before you start the actual construction in real-life. It helps reduce reworks, saves cost and time while improving productivity. BIM vs. VDC BIM and VDC overlap each other but there are a few key differences. The “I” in […]

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Ryan Liew

November 20, 2019

BIM Coordinated Standalone Exportations – VRcollab v0.10.18.0

Share a standalone version of their VRcollab coordinated session to developers, subcontractors or other stakeholders who might not have an existing VRcollab license or BIM authoring software.

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Athirah Syamimi

November 8, 2019

Improve Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) Coordination With VRcollab

Virtual Design & Construction (better known as VDC) is the management of BIM models, people and processes. With VDC, you virtually construct the building before physically building it, allowing you to better plan your course of action and anticipate risks & errors.

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