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IttenBrechbühl Presents SwissFEL BIM Project at the 2018 Architecture Biennale in Venice

Posted by Lisa Lance on 7/26/18 10:22 AM
Architecture and general planning practice IttenBrechbühl exhibited a spatial installation with images of the SwissFEL, Switzerland’s X-ray free-electron laser, at the renowned Architecture Biennale in Venice. Read More

Topics: Building Information Modeling, Second China BIM Forum, SwissFEL, BIM, Paul Scherrer Institute, IttenBrechbuhl, 2018 Architecture Biennale, European Cultural Foundation, Swiss Free Electron Laser

Itten+Brechbühl AG Wins for BIM Innovation

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 12/6/16 10:27 AM
Proving that just like fine wine, innovation gets better with age, Itten+Brechbühl AG, a Swiss architectural office and general planner company with almost 100 years of experience, was honored at the first BIM-Prize of Switzerland Awards, organized by Arc Award and Bauen digital Schweiz. Itten+Brechbühl took home the gold in the Innovation/Performance category for their advanced use of BIM in designing the SwissFEL project, one of the most remarkable research buildings in Switzerland. Read More

Topics: Andreas Johri, Architecture, Research, Solibri, SwissFEL, 3D Modeling, Arc Award, Bauen digital Schweiz, BIM, Itten+Brechbuhl AG, Paul Scherrer Institute, Zurich

Inspiration: Designing for Detail at the SwissFEL Research Facility

Posted by Elizabeth Bauman on 12/28/15 11:56 AM
The design and construction of the SwissFEL particle acceleratory facility in the forests of Switzerland presented architects and civil engineers with unique challenges. But equipped with Vectorworks software's BIM capabilities, architects at Itten+Brechbühl AG developed a model to account for the meticulous level of detail required to design a facility that houses a state-of-the-art free electron laser while also respecting the lush habitats of the surrounding landscape. Read More

Topics: Andreas Johri, SwissFEL, SwissFEL particle acceleratory facility, BIM, Community, inspiration, Itten+Brechbuhl AG, Journal of the National Institute of Building Scie

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