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Design a better tomorrow with BIM

BIM for Architecture

Make better design decisions, improve building performance, and collaborate more effectively throughout the project lifecycle.

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Building information modeling technology

What is BIM for architects?

Building Information Modeling technology supports architects throughout the design process. Gain more insights earlier in the process to meet your clients’ requirements and deliver projects with improved quality and efficiency.

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BIM for architects benefits

What are the benefits of BIM for architects?

Make better design decisions earlier in the process with insights into what your design will represent through visualization, coordination, collaboration and analysis tools.

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How do architects use BIM?

Architects use Building Information Modeling (BIM) throughout the design process to help improve quality and accelerate design processes with integrated workflows for concept design, modeling, multidiscipline coordination, and construction documentation.

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What is BIM architecture software?

The AEC Collection gives architects a powerful set of BIM tools to create more accurate and optimized design solutions throughout the project lifecycle, from concept to visualization.

Sustainable, energy-positive home created using BIM

See how a local design practice, Geotectura, achieved an energy positive home –one that produces more energy than it consumes.

See how others are using BIM

  • Next generation skyscraper

    To the top using BIM

    See how MPartner used BIM to create the next generation skyscraper.

  • BIM experts

    Build your team with BIM

    Four tips for building a small-but-mighty team of BIM experts.

  • Sustainability goals using BIM

    Achieve your client's goals

    Johnson Controls International achieves their sustainability goals using BIM.

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  • Architectural renderings

    Architectural renderings

    Learn more about the process of creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional images of an architectural design.

  • Architecture software

    Architecture software

    Understand more about what software architects use and how it’s evolved over time.

  • Project delivery

    Collaborative project delivery

    Find out what it takes to deliver projects using methods like design-build, integrated project delivery, and public-private partnerships.