BIMStorm Highlights New Industry Processes at Ecobuild 2011

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This year’s BIMStorm theme is healthcare and education. Two owners, Kaiser Permanente, one of the largest healthcare organizations in the world, and the California Community College System (CCC), the largest system of public higher education in the world, will be submitting two projects each to the BIMStorm. Los Angeles Community College will be submitting a project that is under construction and being delivered using COBie. Miracosta Community College is submitting two new building projects and the master planning study.

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“The building industry is still in the 19th century documenting ideas with processes locked in the past,” says Kimon Onuma, FAIA, of Onuma, Inc. “The ‘I’ in BIM is information and the building industry touches a ton of it on very project."

BIMStorm DC highlights the year in BIM at Ecobuild®America with new industry processes, Washington, D.C. December 5-9, 2011. This award winning building industry event is open to owners, architects, engineers, and contractors who want to be leaders in a 21st century building modeling systems. Ecobuild®America is sponsored and produced by AEC Science & Technology®, LLC.

“The building industry is still in the 19th century documenting ideas with processes locked in the past,” says Kimon Onuma, FAIA, of Onuma, Inc. “The ‘I’ in BIM is information and the building industry touches a ton of it on very project. We must learn to be masters of information driven design.”

This year’s BIMStorm theme is healthcare and education. Two owners, Kaiser Permanente, one of the largest healthcare organizations in the world, and the California Community College System (CCC), the largest system of public higher education in the world, will be submitting two projects each to the BIMStorm. Los Angeles Community College will be submitting a project that is under construction and being delivered using COBie. Miracosta Community College is submitting two new building projects and the master planning study.

Owners are seeking teams to lead them into the future as the advancements in industry and technology accelerate. Learn from BIMStorm and demonstrate your capabilities to owners. At this one of a kind, interactive presentation, join in from your smart phone or laptop to communicate about the built environment with web-based 3D design in real time. Learn how BIM can create target performance goals for energy use and sustainability, support a building’s full life-cycle, track client requirements, and so much more.
Previous BIMStorms have resulted in exposure in industry publications and real world projects. BIMStorm is located in the center of the show floor with a 30x50 foot theater. Wednesday, December 7, Noon – 6pm and Thursday, December 8, 10am - 3pm.
The event is sponsored by Onuma, Inc.; Balflour Beatty Construction; Ecobuild America; Gehry Technologies; Byucksan Power; InfoComm International; Broaddus & Associates; Trelligence and Architecture VBN.

About Onuma
The award winning ONUMA team is a unique blend of building and software architects whose perspective spans the realm of architecture, planning and software development. As one of the leading architects / technologists using Building Information Modeling (BIM) they create custom solutions specific to the industry. Onuma is involved on projects with GSA, US Coast Guard, California Community Colleges, LACCD, numerous other owners, architects and builders. Onuma has been involved with review, commenting and implementation with GSA on their GSA BIM Guide since BIM Guide 02. Onuma continues to push the building industry forward with the rapid evolution of open standard exchanges and links between many systems and servers.

About AEC Science & Technology®, LLC

Under the leadership of principals Richard C. Vendola, Jr., and George Borkovich, AEC Science & Technology®, LLC (Centerville, MA), manages and produces Ecobuild® America. Together they have a depth of experience in technology and event planning for the AEC industry, including creating and managing the former A/E/C SYSTEMS International conference and exhibition. The events cover the unique intersection where ecology meets technology. Proud member of: buildingSMART alliance™; Green Building Initiative; High Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition; United States Green Building Council; and Zero Energy Commercial Building Consortium.

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