BIM Handbook

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ISBN-13: 9780470541371
ISBN-10: 0470541377
Author: Chuck Eastman; Paul Teicholz; Rafael Sacks; Kathleen Liston
Pages: 648

BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors 2nd Edition provides an in-depth understanding of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technologies, the business and organizational issues associated with its implementation and the profound advantages that effective use of BIM can provide to all members of a project team. Updates to this edition include:

  • Completely updated material covering the current practice and technology in this fast-moving field
  • Expanded coverage of lean construction and its use of BIM, with special focus on Integrated Project Delivery
  • New insight on the ways BIM facilitates sustainable building
  • New information on interoperability schemas and collaboration tools
  • Six new case studies.

Painting a colorful and thorough picture of the state of the art in building information modeling, this book guides readers to successful implementations, helping them to avoid needless frustration and costs and take full advantage of this paradigm-shifting approach to construct better buildings that consume fewer materials and require less time, labor and capital resources.