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We help Architectural firm to implement BIM

We have provided BIM services for Architectural firm.
  • Project Name: Institutional
  • Level of Development: LOD-400
  • BIM Software: Revit 2014
  • Discipline :Architecture & Structure

Overview

The client is reputed Architectural firm. Their clients are mainly medium & big-sized developer and government institution. They also offer vast spectrum of Architectural and structural services

Business challenge

Our client’s main concern was to create BIM model ready for LOD400 level so it can be used for Clash detection & coordination with other disciplines ,Even model render view help their owner to finalize design decision but the biggest challenge for Architectural firm was transition from CAD to BIM and current manpower was not BIM ready to take this task up to LOD400 within deadline due to heavy workload and ongoing design issue. Another challenge was model should be accurate for all discipline as it would be used for 4D & 5D on site considering short deadline. They needed to identify a solution which would enable them to BIM ready while minimizing expenditure and at the same time make their practice more efficient.

How Virtual Building Studios helped

We undertook and in depth study of their drafting methods and document procedures and produced a detailed plan outlining all the tasks. After careful consideration the client outsourced their complete BIM model responsibility to Virtual building Studios. This decision firstly allowed their staff to concentrate on design activity and on site issues; and secondly, provided the additional resources they required at a lower cost base and without the physical office space and associated overheads. The transition focused on a number of areas which included:

  • Establishing BIM standard protocol
  • Establishing BIM modeling guideline between Client & Virtual Building Studios
  • Creation of Architecture model
  • Creation of RFI & FYI format related to query
  • Assisting the client with basic design options and issues

Services delivered

Virtual Building Studios not only enabled the client BIM ready but help them to meet the deadlines, streamlined the process and work flow which has improved designing.

  • Seamless integration of all Architecture, Structure and MEP model as per real site condition
  • Provided design changes as required for green building
  • We manage their entire BIM modeling flow
  • Provided basic interdisciplinary clash detection report and coordination
  • Keeping client up to date with weekly progress report
  • Provided a committed and dynamic team for industry leading support
  • Achieved cost saving in excess of 50% against their manpower salary calculation
  • Developed a reporting structure for timely delivery of model and presentation report

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