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2014 BIM Award Program
Category: Stellar Architecture Using BIM
Category: Delivery Process Innovation
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Morphosis Architects with
John A. Martin Associates, Inc., Datum Engineers, Buro Happold, Balfour Beatty Construction
This stood out by how it leveraged BIM not just in design but in the shop drawing process and in the fabrication and installation they achieved things in a time that would have been unimaginable otherwise. BIM assisted in fabrication, documentation, and implementation. The submitter had a willingness to share their digital files to better improve the project. Because technology was able to communicate this model, they were able to achieve what they have. They communicated effectively. It gets back to this team was cohesive. They had a shared server for the team all the way through design and construction. Their process delivery was exceptional. #CaseStudies #2014BIMAwardProgram