DC Pro embraces Building Information Modeling (BIM) as a transformative technology in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry, and in our design work, we leverage the full potential of Autodesk Revit and Navisworks, two of the most powerful BIM tools.
BIM is a digital technology that enables architects, engineers, and construction professionals to create, manage, and share detailed 3D models of buildings and infrastructure projects. BIM models contain all the necessary information about the building, including design specifications, construction details, and maintenance instructions. By using BIM, project teams can collaborate more effectively, streamline workflows, reduce errors, and save time and money.
At DC PRO, we create BIM models at different levels of detail (LOD), ranging from LOD300 to LOD500, depending on the project requirements. LOD300 models are typically used for design development, while LOD400 and LOD500 models are used for construction documentation and facility management, respectively. Our BIM models include detailed information about the building’s structure, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems, and other important details.
One of the major advantages of BIM is that it enables us to detect clashes and potential conflicts between different building systems before construction begins. By using Navisworks, we can identify clashes between various building elements, such as ductwork, piping, and electrical systems. This allows us to resolve issues early on, reducing the need for costly rework during construction.
Our BIM models can be integrated with project management tools, construction programs, and other external parameters to provide additional dimensions and simulations. For example, we can create 4D simulations that show the building’s construction schedule, 5D simulations that include cost estimates, and 6D simulations that include information about the building’s energy performance.
At DC Pro, we are committed to using the latest BIM technology to provide our clients with innovative, sustainable, and cost-effective solutions for their building projects. Whether you need a BIM model for design development, construction documentation, or facility management, we have the expertise and tools to deliver high-quality results. Contact us today to learn more about our BIM services.