What Is a BIM Manager?
BIM Managers are everywhere... ...but what does the title "BIM Manager" actually imply? Why would a firm need a BIM Manager? What parts of BIM need to be managed, and who has the right skills to manage them? Prior to founding An...
Introducing BIMsmith Coffee Club: Free Virtual AIA Continuing Education Credits
Working from home can be nice to start, but for many in the AEC community it can start to get you down. Not only have we all begun to miss out on the camaraderie of our offices and efficiencies of having everything and everyone w...read more
How to Access 500,000+ Revit Materials With BIMsmith Forge®
Building multi-layer assemblies in Revit can be a time-consuming process. Whether they're exterior walls or roofs, or interior floors and ceilings, incorporating all of the physical layers that go into a system takes time – and l...read more
Remembering Yona Friedman, Architect and Creator of Mobile Architecture
Yona Friedman, the visionary architect who created mobile architecture, passed away on February 21, 2020 in Paris where he lived since the 1950s. His passing was announced on his Instagram account, where he was very active with hi...read more
How to Select the Best Downlights for Your Project
As with all building elements, choices are abundant when it comes to lighting. One lighting category that has almost unlimited options is downlighting. Downlights are one of the most common types of lighting, found in both resid...read more
Philips Lighting is Now Signify – and Now So is Cooper Lighting
In May 2018, Philips Lighting, one of the most iconic brands in lighting, announced that it would operate under the name Signify. Since then, the company has successfully transitioned its marketing and product lines to reflect the...read more
Download Revit Material Libraries on BIMsmith Market
Revit Material Libraries can be confusing. Whether you're looking to add paint, roofing, carpet, or any other kind of material, proper understanding of how Revit materials work and how to design with them in Revit is essential to ...read more