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Information Content of Drawings

Real BIM: Can Architects be Master Builders Again?

Real BIM: Can Architects be Master Builders Again?

Some history: The good ol’ days, the bad ol’ now

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5-Point Real BIM Manifesto

5-Point Real BIM Manifesto

5-Point Real BIM Manifesto The introduction of AutoCAD was a simply a change in reprographic process. As mostly practised BIM is not fundamentally different than drawing with a pencil.

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A 2012 Taxonomy of Drawings: Paper to Vector

A Taxonomy of drawings and why I hate paper, whether I’m looking at it on a table or on a screen Despite all the hype about BIM, I seldom see a contractors’ trailer with computer screens instead of paper drawings. In fact, despite working on recent projects by architects such as Foster + Partners, KPF, Gensler etc.

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The Information Content of Drawings

The Information Content of Drawings

In this series of articles I hope to shed some light on the relationship between the information content of a drawing, its cost of production, its usefulness as a contract document and its usefulness in practical construction.

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