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BIM for Architects by Architects: 3 workshops

Posted on: 12 June 2014
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Workshop 01: BIM for Beginners

Target Audience: Aimed at beginner level BIM capability

Duration: 3 hour session

When: Evening (September)


1. General overview of typical workflows of Architects including introduction of all software related to the BIM workflow. Project BIM kick off and BEP planning as well as consultant knowledge.

2. Revit introduction and basic modelling techniques.

3. Creation of concept plans, GA plans, sections, elevations to achieve 2D deliverables. Understanding of sharing models with consultants and frequencies.

Workshop 02: Intermediate

Target Audience: Aimed at Intermediate level BIM capability.

Duration: 3 hour session

When: Evening (October)


1. BIM Scope of service and deliverables. Fees? Architects deliverables and understanding of BIM requirements. EIR’s and BEP’s.

2.Revit Intermediate modelling techniques. Images, schedules, drawing creation and details.

3. Understanding Data and the creation of the Master Delivery Task Program on an example project.

Workshop 03: Advanced

Target Audience: Aimed at Advanced level BIM capability

Duration: 3 hour session

When: Evening (October)


1. Teams and collaboration. Sharing data with contractors, costing accuracy and as built data. Intro to Navisworks, federation of models.

2. Revit Advanced modelling techniques. Linking specification data to model, detailing, sharing data and understanding of IFC. Cloud services and Autodesk software.

3. Data drops, content, MDTP templates.

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