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Industry News Roundup: August 10August 10, 2012
This week’s news resources:
China leads in skyscraper construction. Check out China Daily’s infographic to see how these buildings stack up!
What do AEC professionals and video game designers have in common? “As the future of design quickly becomes more social in nature, the design and construction communities should look to merge the advanced virtual-reality technologies of today’s gaming engines with building information modeling to create the most immersive, interactive BIM environments possible.” Design Intelligence has the story.
How do BIM and big data function in the life cycle of the built environment? “Organizations that can best harness “big data” in within the AECOO sector (Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Operations, Owner) will hold a distinct competitive advantage.” Read the rest on the Building Information Management blog.
The difference between building tall and building long: BIM vs. VDC. "Sundt uses "BIM" when referring to vertical construction, and "virtual design and construction," or VDC, when referring to the creation and use of intelligent, parametric, interactive computer models for horizontal construction." Go to the Engineering News-Record for the story.
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