Tips to Get Started with BIM

By Anna Liza Montenegro | BIM

Implementing building information modeling (BIM) into your architecture practice should be undertaken with a well-thought-out plan that considers the many factors and individuals involved.

If you are still wondering what is BIM, check out this article on BIM 101.

If your business is ready to make the move, consider first giving BIM a test drive with a pilot project to discover how it works and what it can offer your firm. These resources will give you a framework to help guide you to a successful first BIM project.


How do you use BIM?

Moving to BIM can seem like a daunting task. This guide provides a simple framework that helps you get started putting BIM into practice in your organization.

Successful implementation of BIM requires a careful and structured approach that takes into consideration the many integrated components of a firm’s business, starting with a vision and leadership extending to individuals who will apply BIM in their day-to-day execution of projects.

Pilot projects are one component of a well-thought-out BIM implementation plan. This article outlines a framework to assist organizations in planning for the deployment of BIM pilot projects based on your industry.

Integrated BIM tools for building design, civil infrastructure, and construction will equip you to meet any project challenge – now and in the future.


Getting Started with BIM for Building Design

Learn how BIM (building information modeling) workflows automate the ordinary and can help you unlock new levels of creativity. Download this report on how to get started with BIM for building design.



Getting Started with BIM for Civil Infrastructure

Enhance planning, design, and delivery of more scalable and sustainable civil infrastructure with a full range of tools. Download this report on how to get started with BIM for civil engineering.



Getting Started with BIM for Construction

Visually explore project constructability, manage your project cost more effectively, and better predict project outcomes. Watch these videos as we explore how builders use BIM data for better collaboration.



INDUSTRIES: Architecture, Buildings, Civil Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, Construction, MEP Engineering, Structural Engineering

Published on January 30, 2021 in BIM.

About the Author

Marketing Director in New York via San Francisco and Manila. Anna Liza is a trained architect and inspired by technology. A fan of traveling, slow food movement, and summers in Maine with her kids. She has been with Microsol since 2004.