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BIG BIM for the conceptual Architect

Date: Friday, May 23, 2014

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The unique DNA of an architectural practice is determined, among other things, by the size of the office, whether its focus is local or international and whether its main activity is renovation, master planning or new buildings. Significant differences also arise from the architect’s approach, be this conceptual, practical or attention to detail.

"...In order to put the obvious advantages of BIM to the best possible use, BIG has decided to replace Revit with ArchiCAD for the Copenhagen office’s new projects. ArchiCAD is the more flexible BIM tool. Developed by architects for architects, it focuses on graphic presentation and offers a built-in library of general building components. As a result, it is considerably faster for BIG to use ArchiCAD as a documentation tool...."