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BIM CULTURE CHANGES IN DESIGN FIRMS

BIM, a behavior-disruptive technology, is changing the culture of many firms, and very little has been said or written about how design firms cope. When deciding to adapt BIM, the commonly ordained BIM implementation plan may serve as a good roadmap, but it is neither adequate nor suitable to help a firm deal with the …

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BIM, NATURAL TOOL FOR YOUNG ARCHITECTS

In a previous blogpost, BIM and the Making of Young Architects, we discussed BIM’s positive impact on the training and growth of young architects, and what that means for a design firm. In this post we explore further how young architects can positively impact the profession and the design firms they work for. Young architects can …

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BIM AND THE MAKING OF YOUNG ARCHITECTS

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is creating a win-win situation between architectural firms and young graduates of architecture that did not exist before. Consider this: Firms used to put a great deal of emphasis on young graduates’ work experience–many still do–before hiring them. The law of supply and demand has always been tipped in favor of …

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WHY SYLLA INTERNATIONAL SWITCHED TO ARCHICAD

For 18 years we have been using Bentley MicroStation and Bentley Architecture for our CAD and BIM programs but decided to switch to Graphisoft Archicad. This decision was not made lightly, because it meant throwing out of the window 18 years of experience and knowledge of Bentley programs with which we designed many buildings both large …

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