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  • When It's Time to Get More ROI From 3D Models, Bring Them to the Field

    When It's Time to Get More ROI From 3D Models, Bring Them to the Field

    4 ways to improve quality and productivity in the field using 3D BIM models created in the office.

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  • Building a Better BIM Team Checklist

    Building a Better BIM Team Checklist

    Use this multi-disciplinary BIM Team best practices checklist to make sure you breaking down silos, and improving collaboration and project management at every touchpoint.

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  • The U.S. States with the Highest Paying Construction Jobs

    The U.S. States with the Highest Paying Construction Jobs

    Where in the United States are the highest paying construction jobs? The numbers might surprise you.

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  • How to create successful construction bids using 3D modeling

    How to create successful construction bids using 3D modeling

    Frostburg State University Education & Health Science Center construction sequence created from a Barton Malow SketchUp model.  Executing fast-paced construction projects requires expertise,...

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  • See First Hand Why MEP Design Detailers Use SysQue

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  • Applying agile to building design

    Applying agile to building design

    Explore applying agile methodologies to projects in the built environment.                   Sample Kanban board with design work broken into tasks. Over the past year, as someone who switc

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  • 3 Ways to Take BIM to the Building Site

    3 Ways to Take BIM to the Building Site

    New technological developments offer unprecedented possibilities to innovate the construction workflow - especially when combined with BIM. Here are 3 technologies to look for.

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  • 3D BIM Modeling - BIM Level of Detail and Model Progression Specification

    3D BIM Modeling - BIM Level of Detail and Model Progression Specification

    3D BIM modeling is common in today’s construction industry, with BIM level of detail becoming even more important. Dive into Level of Detail (LOD) and BIM levels in 3D modeling software.

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  • How Does the Constructible Process Benefit Each Project Stakeholder?

    How Does the Constructible Process Benefit Each Project Stakeholder?

    Experts Answer Constructible's Toughest Questions: Part 5

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  • What Does Building Beyond BIM Mean?

    What Does Building Beyond BIM Mean?

    Experts answer construction's toughest questions: Part 1

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  • Want to reduce errors and extend your BIM workflow?

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  • Managed Content: The MEP Contractor's Secret Weapon

    Managed Content: The MEP Contractor's Secret Weapon

    MEP contractors are using managed content to produce constructible models that can be built into reality. Read this Trimble MEP blog to learn how.

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  • Forward-Thinking Departments of Transportation are Crossing the Bridge to BIM

    Forward-Thinking Departments of Transportation are Crossing the Bridge to BIM

    3 leaders in bridge construction share their experiences with BIM.

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  • Building the “the best-looking parking garage in the state”

    Building the “the best-looking parking garage in the state”

    BIM brings value and efficiency to smaller-scale projects.

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  • Overcoming the Duplicate Data Dilemma on Construction Projects

    Overcoming the Duplicate Data Dilemma on Construction Projects

    Overcoming the Duplicate Data Dilemma on Construction Projects with Connected Construction What is connected construction and why should you care? At the macro level, connected construction is all...

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  • Pushing The Boundary with architectural visualization

    Pushing The Boundary with architectural visualization

      We sat down with Henry Goss from The Boundary to discuss how he incorporates architectural fundamentals into his elaborate, detailed illustrations. Goss has taken his architectural...

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  • Best ways to present your design projects to clients — Part 2

    Best ways to present your design projects to clients — Part 2

    Now that you’ve learned how to create winning interior designs, it’s time to learn how to present them to clients.. and blow them away! Psst... if you didn’t catch part 1, check it out...

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  • From design brief to winning pitch with SketchUp — Part 1

    From design brief to winning pitch with SketchUp — Part 1

    Pitching for a new project is one of the most parts of the design process. Creativity needs to flow but deadlines are around the corner. You want to get ideas out of your head quickly and turn...

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  • Keeping Your Business Connected with Trimble7:16

    Keeping Your Business Connected with Trimble

    Watch this video recap to learn how Trimble MEP is there to support our customers during this time of social distancing. Get all the latest updates on: https://go.mep.trimble.com/remote-working

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  • 3 Ways to Use a 3D Scanner on Your Next Construction Project

    3 Ways to Use a 3D Scanner on Your Next Construction Project

    3D laser scanning is opening doors for many construction companies to improve their processes and results – Saving time, money and headaches. Here are three ways you can use it on your next project.

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  • Kingspan Brings Constructible Content to Manufacturing

    Kingspan Brings Constructible Content to Manufacturing

    Here's how one material supplier uses BIM and digital construction workflows to speed up detailing by 50%.

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  • Improve the accuracy of your as-builts and renovation projects.

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  • Your 5-Step Plan to Get Started with Robotic Layout Technology

    Your 5-Step Plan to Get Started with Robotic Layout Technology

    Check this article out to learn what robotic layout technology provides to your project and how to get your team on board with using this innovative solution.

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