Utilizing BIM to Improve Design and Workflow Efficiency

Start Date
02/02/2018
End Date
02/02/2020
Description
With today’s tight budgets, collaboration requirements and quick delivery of projects with regulatory or performance-driven guidelines, landscape architects need to work smarter, not harder. Explore the challenges associated with transitioning from traditional CAD platforms to building information modeling (BIM), new efficient workflows, and the benefits/challenges of this change.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Technology / CADD / GIS
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn the deciding factors that compel firms to move from general CAD to BIM and how firms transition to new design workflows, including timelines, challenges, and helpful resources.

2. Identify the suite of tools and work flows available to assist and document design.

3. Explore practical uses of BIM from conceptual drawings and models to construction documents and presentations.

4. Understand how BIM work flows are used to complete applications for LEED, SITES, and state, local, and federal reviews and approvals.
Instructors
Matthew Wilkins, ASLA; Robert Anderson, ASLA; Eric Berg; ASLA
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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