Timber engineering and BIM: Better Information Management

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Building Information Modelling (BIM) and building with engineered timber, particularly cross-laminated timber, have seen the majority of their evolution occur in the last decade. Timber structures are reaching new heights every week and BIM is increasingly being adopted in the construction industry. While BIM has the potential to drastically improve the work flow and efficiency of design and engineering, it is also a fundamental part of the design process of solid timber buildings. 3D models are vital for the engineering, coordination and fabrication of factory manufactured timber components such as CLT.

Article from Timber 2016 Industry Yearbook

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