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Title: The Future of 3-D Modeling for Concrete Contractors

Author(s): Carl Taylor

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 37

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 41-43

Keywords: building information modeling, constructibility, total robotic stations, safety

Date: 9/1/2015

Building Information Modeling (BIM) has only been in use for a decade. BIM has changed from a visualization tool used by architects to communicate design ideas to infiltrating every discipline in the construction industry. Nowhere is that more evident than the concrete industry, where concrete contractors have proven that building 3-D project models leads to better structures with less waste, lower contingencies, and more efficiency. New technologies and practices are already growing in use, and others are on the way.


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