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So what could this strange new fusion-3D print design be???

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Me and my Favorite Daughter on the way to the beach

Heading to the beach with my favorite daughter A photo posted by John Allen Tauchus (@jatauchus) on Jun 18, 2016 at 11:47am PDT

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Talk about a BIM blog with more style and less yawn

http://cad-vs-bim.blogspot.com/2012/02/dear-aec-get-bim-or-new-career.html

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What my typical BIM Design Review looks like at work

It looks very similar to this… only instead of all the drama… it’s resolving clashes and saving money.  Otherwise just like this. Taken down.. Just like integrators.  🙂

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Not just about “whiz-bang” BIM software

The type of BIM integration that leads to value needs to extend beyond the software.  You don’t need to hear that from me as many have documented lessons learned the hard way.    Josh Oakley’s article for AecBytes.com last month … Continue reading

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Press Release for Important services supporting BIM-to-Field workflows

I got a chance to work with a progressive set of field guys on a recent Ghafari project for Ford of Lima Ohio.  I gave these guys a positive quote because I believe in what they are doing and it’s importance in … Continue reading

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so.. Laser scanning is just another CAD reference?? Your doing is right.

360 laser scanning is not new to the construction industry.  However, neither are the challenges it presents to traditional AE delivery systems.  A bunch of points in space don’t make for very good paper drawings.  The processes often put in place to … Continue reading

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smart buildings will need to keep up with smart …everything else

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZ-VjUKAsao&feature=player_embedded I ran across this video in a news feed and it made me realize that there might be many next steps available to those industries who are taking the first today to invest in smart building technology and integration.  If … Continue reading

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BIM Execution Plan post on Penn States site

BIM execution plans are becoming more visible online as more experience with collaborative BIM highlights the need for a plan.  Jumping into BIM without a plan can be a costly mistake as there are several difference expectations to consider.  I found a … Continue reading

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Integrated BIM Needs a Workplan to be Lean

BIM only takes more time if coordination is a new aspect to consider.  Once the expectation of a 3D BIM model becomes a first cost construction savings, the design process must consider integrated systems that are coordinated at a high level of … Continue reading

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