4 Hours | 2D AutoCAD to Visually Data-Rich Revit Documentation

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Mar 3, 2016 6:50:00 AM

On Thursday night, our facility engineer showed me an as-built AutoCAD sketch for his toilet room renovation project in our Ohio manufacturing facility.

He asked if I could enhance the sketch with Revit for his Tuesday meeting; with the contractor and facility engineers.

Starting Friday morning, it took 4 hours using Revit --to create a fully coordinated set of

  • floor plan,

  • interior sections,

  • interior elevations,

  • reflected ceiling plan,

  • plumbing fixture and washroom accessory schedules,

  • 3D plan and 3D interior views.

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Subscribe to View Journal for Building Information Modeling | June 2013

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Jul 2, 2013 5:00:04 AM

Subscribe to View Journal for Building Information Modeling | June 2013 Edition

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Download BIM Can Be a Team Sport | Journal of Building Information Modeling - Fall 2012

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Feb 23, 2013 10:56:41 AM

Journal of Building Information Modeling | Cover of Fall 2012 issue

The Journal of Building Information Modeling - Fall 2012 features:

  1. Paris Museum Proves that BIM Really Can Be a Team Sport
  2. Using Real-Time CMMS Asset Data Capture During Construction to Improve Facility Management
  3. Augmented Reality: Bringing BIM To Life
  4. BIM for Construction Safety: A Case Study
  5. Integrating Technology and Process in the Cathedral Hill Hospital Project

Life Cycle / Technology Spotlight:

  1. IFC4: Evolving BIM
  2. Aligning LOD, LoD and OEM into a Project Collaboration Framework

You can download previous JBIM issues from the JBIM website.

The National BIM Standard and the National Institute of Building Sciences are pleased to announce the continuation of our relationship with Matrix Group Publishing in the production of the Journal of Building Information Modeling (JBIM), an essential information source on business, standards and technical issues related to BIM.

JBIM is an official publication of the National BIM Standard (NBIMS) and the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)

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Daniel Hughes Teaching Advanced Revit Family Class | UW-Milwaukee School of Architecture

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Oct 22, 2012 5:48:04 AM

Daniel Hughes, Bradley Corporation BIM Strategist will be co-teaching an Advanced Revit Family Class at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - School of Architecture and Urban Design on November 16th.

Dan Bayer, Director of Virtual Construction for Miron Construction (Neenah WI) invited me to co-teach a Revit Family class with him for the UWM Architectural Program students. We will use the standards, procedures and Revit models developed for the Bradley Revit Family Library (1000 families); for teaching our Revit Family Class."

Professional History

"Over the last decade, I've

  • consulted with Dan Bayer (then CAD Manager) as his Autodesk software installation & training consultant,
  • served with him in the Autodesk Reseller/Consultant Channel and
  • collaborated with him as my firm's BIM Manager; for projects where Miron Construction served as our BIM-based General Contractor."

Scope of Class

We'll teach (hands-on) the technical aspects (Best Practices) of building Revit families.

Our class will share the collaboration value; when designer, contractor and manufacturer are partnered from design through construction to provide the shared BIM benefits realized by a facility owner to manage the facility.

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Bradley BIM | 2012 Convention Schedule for Design-Construction-Facility Management

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Jul 24, 2012 7:31:32 AM

The Bradley Architectural\BIM Team is attending seven (7) 2012 conferences this year that focus on the leading trends & processes for facility design, construction and facility management. They include;

We've found these events to be a great investment of our resources by obtaining booth space and networking with attendees in the educational classes & presentations.

Save the Dates. Plan to Attend. Watch for Future Booth Number Postings

8/23/2012 | DBIA Federal Sector Conference - Arlington VA

10/10/2102 | National Association of Convenience Stores - Las Vegas NV

10/29/2012 | ASPE Convention & Expo - Charlotte NC

11/7-9/2012 | Design - Build National Convention & Expo - New Orleans LA

11/16/2012 | GreenBuild International Conference\Expo - San Francisco CA

12/3-7/2012 | Eco Build America \ National BIM Convention - Washington DC

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Download BIM for Owners Articles | Journal for Building Information Modeling - JBIM

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Jun 5, 2012 4:41:06 AM

Journal of Building Information Modeling | Cover of Spring 2012 issue

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Download McGraw-Hill SmartMarket Report | Green BIM

Posted by Jonathan Rydz on May 25, 2011 5:12:28 AM

Download a great study\survey (50-page PDF) McGraw-Hill SmartMarket Report, revealing the benefits of using the BIM process for Green Facility Design and construction.

The report presents survey results and case studies from various architects, engineers, contractors and other AEC industry participants from across the country.

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