BIM and Landscape Architecture: What, Why, and How?

I am partnering with World Landscape Architecture to write a few articles about BIM and Revit in landscape architecture. The first article went up today:

Many landscape architects get hung up on the concept of BIM (Building Information Modeling), simply because it contains the word ‘building’. But BIM is really just the next technological progression in the AEC industry. It is a shift from creating printed drawings of the landscape, to creating and coordinating data within a digital model of the landscape. In some ways, the switch to BIM is perhaps more difficult than the switch to CAD because it requires a substantial change in the processes that have been in place since hand drafting.

Continue reading (on WLA) →

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