4D BIM for Construction

The Concept of VDC Stages

Posted by Tom Dengenis on May 31, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The concept of Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Stages is an important tool when gauging progress towards claiming a company or project to be deemed a modern, 21st century digital construction operation.  Viewing the maturity process as stages in a journey, will help the industry move from  the 2D CAD files, plan racks, and Gantt chart’s that clutter and wallpaper jobsite offices, to computer graphics, structured project data, information transparency and, ultimately, into the integrated systems of the digital age that is driving enormous production gains in industries that construction serves every day.

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Does Your Construction Schedule Work, or is it Merely Artwork?..

Posted by Eric Olsen on Nov 7, 2013 1:45:17 PM

Your new construction schedule just spit out of the large format printer.  The work breakdown structure is smartly segmented by bold company colors, the name of the project proudly stated at the top.  The thousand plus activities gently flow top to bottom, left to right, until that final activity, Project Turnover.  You piece the multiple sheets together and pin them to the office trailer wall, take a step back, and admire your work.  It looks awesome. 

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