Dowco Consultants Ltd - BIM Services

By: Dowco Consultants  09-12-2011
Keywords: 3D modeling

More and more projects are requiring BIM involvement from all parties disciplines involved in a project. Dowco has been working with BIM for years and can assist with the following services:

BIM Advisory Process

  • Setting up the project
  • Establishing Parameters for Consultants to follow
  • Outlining model sharing guidelines
  • Laying out a detailed list of 3D modeling requirements and responsibilities for each consultant
  • Outlining file naming conventions

BIM Coordination

  • Establishing a secure location for uploading and downloading models
  • Hosting weekly consultants meetings to discuss interferences and other inconsistencies between models
  • Use native models to use for export into common modeling space

Clash Check Management

  • Import models into common modeling space
  • Run Clash Checks of these models
  • Set up tracking system for interference checking
  • Host meetings to discuss and find solutions to interferences

4D Model Creation

  • Working with the General Contractor to create a 4D schedule
  • Import schedules into 4D model environment
  • Import models into 4D model environment
  • Link the schedules and models to establish a synchronized 4D schedule
  • Assist the contractor in using this to plan the construction
  • Establish phasing between the sub-contractors to illustrate a smooth workflow

Keywords: 3D modeling

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