Building Information Modeling

Traditionally, the building industry delivered the building projects with manually created drawings on which the information was added by using notes and specifications. With the advance of CAD (Computer Aided Design and Drafting), this process was made more efficient. However, the methodology remained the same. Drawings became computer-based and the information was added on using paper-based pile of specifications and notes. These methods often resulted into uncoordinated, inaccurate and missing set of documentation.

Now, developments in Building Information Modeling (BIM) methods have brought a new perspective on how projects can be managed in the building industry. Here, the information plays a central role in developing 2D and 3D representations of the building model. Both information and the building model are interconnected. As the project progresses from concept towards execution and then operations, information keeps updating and so does the building model. This way, the BIM model becomes a repository of integrated and coordinated set of documentation for the project at the given stage of the project life cycle.

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Thus, Building Information Modeling can be understood as a building design and documentation methodology that integrates coordinated, reliable information about a project from design through operations. The Autodesk® Revit® platform is purpose-built software for building information modeling.

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What is Autodesk® REVIT®?

Autodesk® Revit® is a software product of Autodesk, Inc. It is built for “Building Information Modelling” which is one of the pioneering collaborative methods in building industry today.

With REVIT

  • Architects and engineers can now focus on DESIGNING, without spending much time over back office kitchen work of DRAFTING.
  • Contractors can use REVIT models to get faster quantity take-off, review interdisciplinary coordination, and efficiently manage documentation.
  • REVIT models serve as the base for many further BIM applications.
  • REVIT includes the functionality of all building disciplines – architecture, structure, mechanical, electrical and plumbing in one interface.

To know more about the software and to download the latest available version of ‘Autodesk® Revit®’ software, please use the official website of Autodesk.
If you are a student, you can download a free education version of the software from Autodesk Education Page.