Discover how the new BIM technologies and collaborative work processes are bringing about critical, necessary changes in the architecture profession
The first book devoted to the subject of how BIM affects individuals and organizations working within the ever-changing construction industry, BIM and Integrated Design discusses the implementation of building information modeling software as a cultural process with a focus on the technology's impact and transformative effect—both potentially disruptive and liberating—on the social, psychological, and practical aspects of the workplace.
BIM and Integrated Design answers the questions that BIM poses to the firm that adopts it. Through thorough research and a series of case study interviews with industry leaders—and leaders in the making out from behind the monitor—BIM and Integrated Design helps you learn:
Effective learning strategies for fully understanding BIM software and its use
Key points about integrated design to help you promote the process to owners and your team
How BIM changes not only the technology, process, and delivery, but also the leadership playing field
How to become a more effective leader no matter where you find yourself in the organization or on the project team
How the introduction of BIM into the workforce has significant education, recruitment, and training implications