Tag archives for: research

VisuaLynk
August 15, 2018

Connecting IoT Data to BIM

Internet of Things sensors and IoT-capable devices provide a huge amount of data from buildings. To make this data useful and usable for research, Aalto University is developing and testing a service that links IoT with building information models, BIMs. / continue reading

report data management
May 2, 2018

Survey: Manual Processes Hurt Quality Control and Add Costs on Construction Sites

A new survey of 500 US executives and managers in construction and engineering found that nearly half still use manual collection processes to capture critical data on job sites. These manual processes increase the time needed to make decisions, hurt work quality, and leave firms facing unnecessary costs. / continue reading

Mace London Eye
May 2, 2018

How BIM Becomes Business as Usual – Interview with Marzia Bolpagni

I had the pleasure of interviewing Marzia Bolpagni, an advocate for BIM in business and education. She’s the Strategic BIM Advisor at Mace in London and works actively in the standardization of BIM practices. / continue reading

October 22, 2017

Research Institute: A Shared Information Platform Reduces Construction Costs Considerably

A new Danish study shows how the use of a shared digital management and communication platform on large-scale construction projects leads to considerable cost reductions. / continue reading

digital twin interface BIM
September 14, 2017

User Interface With a Building – Interview with Esa Halmetoja of Senate Properties

Architect Mies van der Rohe once said that, “An office is a machine for working in.” From a maintenance person’s point of view that might be true. For a user, an office should offer a productive working environment. A pilot project, led by Esa Halmetoja of Senate Properties, is trying to find out how a digital twin of a building would serve both the needs of the maintenance worker and the office worker. / continue reading