To BIMfinity and Beyond!

Industry analyst and consultant Jerry Laiserin

"The point is that accuracy in, say, building-energy–performance simulation comes not from Digital Project or Vectorworks Architect, but from Green Building Studio's gbXML, IES's Virtual Environment, or Square One Research's Ecotect. Accuracy in owner requirements and code compliance comes not from Revit or ArchiCAD, but from Solibri Model Checker, Trelligence Affinity, or from CodeBook International."

"Nevertheless, owner-oriented BIM automation tools are emerging, such as Solibri's Model Checker (figure 3), which already is in use at the world's largest owner/operator of buildings, the U.S. General Services Administration."

Read more...