The introduction of AutoCAD was a simply a change in reprographic process.
As commonly practiced, BIM is not fundamentally different than drawing with a pencil.
Real BIM is a shift from “drawing buildings” to “drawing is building”.
Real BIM is a tool of building production, not a tool of drawing production.
Ambitious architects and contractors know that the business of construction is a mechanism for risk / reward allocation, so they never ask: “how little can we do?”
Read the full article from which this manifesto was extracted.
And by the way.....a reminder of where manifestos can take us.....