For many architecture students around the world, there is no chapter in their textbooks that describes how to execute a BIM workflow. Much of the information that they receive comes from different sources and can even be contradictory. That’s why Carlo Galatioto, a recent graduate student from the Bern University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland with no experience with in-depth BIM workflows, decided to break the mold, using his final thesis as an opportunity to explore the practical use of BIM.
Topics: Education, Open BIM, Solibri, Solibri Model Checker, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, Bern University of Applied Sciences, BIM, Carlos Galatioto, Community, data exchange, IFC, IFC export, inspiration
On May 22, architects in Switzerland will have the opportunity to attend BIM im Klartext at the Architekturforum Zürich. "BIM im Klartext" simply means "BIM in plain language," and attendees of this event will learn what BIM (Building Information Modeling) is, what the benefits of BIM are, and how BIM is used in Switzerland and other European countries.
Topics: Andrés G. Damjanov, Education, Solibri, swiss-architects.com, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northweste, Andy Hängärtner, ArchiMedia, Architekturforum Zurich, Bern University of Applied Sciences, BIM, BIM im klarTEXT, Community, ComputerWorks, David Gubler, Dipl. Arch ETH, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Odilo Schoch, Prof. Fritz Häubi
Architecture students attending the 2010 summer session at Bern University of Applied Sciences were given a historic assignment: to design a 3D reconstruction of St. Catherine's Church of Nuremberg, Germany. St. Catherine's church was burned in 1945 and was never reconstructed. It is currently a popular venue for outdoor events in the summer months.
Topics: Architecture, Melanie Mathys, Simon Spring, Stephan Häusler, 3D Modeling, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Christoph Maurer, Community, ComputerWorks, Jan-Carlo Rüttimann, Marc Wittwer, Project Highlight, St. Catherine's Church