Construction Documents 2: Beyond Completion

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It used to be that, once a building was constructed, the construction documents—the plans—were rolled up and put on a high shelf, to lie unseen until a major repair or renovation arose. With the advent of Building Information Modeling (BIM), that’s changed. Digital documents incorporate a far greater wealth of information than ink lines on paper. Not only can they record the location, dimensions, and material specifications of building elements, they can also incorporate their functional characteristics—the light transmittance of a pane of glass or the speed settings of a fan.

Construction Documents 2: Beyond Completion

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The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California. Founded in 1944, The AIACC's mission supports architects in their endeavors to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments. Today, The AIACC is the largest component of the National AIA organization.

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