Real stories from real BIM people
Company: MaRS BIM
Location: Columbia, United States
Year of the project: 2020
MaRS BIM had assisted their client to take the Design Development Model to final design model. Once the design was approved, MaRS BIM had created Construction Documents by coordinating all the disciplines.
While carrying out a LOD-300 & LOD 350 (Level 2)modeling task, the first thing that we need to do is to collect or receive relevant data. This we obtain from our clients who provide us with all the relevant design data as well as the detailed drawings.Once we have received all the data and the documents, we start the 3D modeling process with LOD-200 (level of development 200). Then simultaneously by reviewing the data, we generate the RFI-right for information and then send it back to our client.After we have cleared 90% of the RFIs, we work further on the 3D model and combine the LOD-300 & LOD 350 (Level 2) elements with it. This is used for estimation, construction coordination as well as clash detection.
MaRS had followed a very result oriented strategy when it comes to delivering with coordinated construction document support. The various steps associated with it are discussed below:
· Once the task of LOD-300 modeling has been finished, the coordination process is carried out in the Naviswork manage software system. We then detect the clashes in the model and a clash detection report is made and sent to our clients for resolving all the clashes.
· By collecting all the specific assemblies that are accurate in terms of their quality, quantity, shape, size, orientation and location, LOD-400 modeling is carried out with complete information on fabrication, assembly as well as detailing. From this model, the shop drawings are then released which in turn can be utilized on the construction sites. The drawings are especially useful for the fabricators and the contractors.
· The benefit of this is that it helps to explain to the installation or production crews the various details regarding the fabrication and/or the installation of these items and facilitate the working process.
Type of Work
How was the BIM Experience in the project?
Reality Simulation: Does it help to get an idea of the final product?
Waste reduction, labor costs and deviations
Greater control of the construction process
Improves collaboration between agents
Conflict resolution and clash detection
Correction and error handling