planvect bimThis time there is an “I” in team, particularly with BIM data workflows. In a new article for Building Enclosure, “Building Information Modeling and Sustainable Building Envelopes,” architect François Lévy touches on how firms can take full advantage of BIM within their teams. Levy concentrates on the “I,” or information, portion of BIM and its role as both a useful tool and a beneficial workflow that helps designers quantitatively confirm qualitative design choices and enhance collaboration. “So much of the BIM conversation is about being more efficient and reducing errors — which are great and valuable objectives,” says Lévy. “And on top of that, I find Vectorworks Architect to be a powerful BIM design tool. In my recent article, I highlight some of the envelope and building-performance opportunities that architects and designers can get out of our favorite BIM authoring software.” Read More