An architect's life. I grew up in Huntington Beach, California, United States of America. I've traveled to Grand Cayman, Bahamas, St. Thomas USVI, Canada, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, England, Wales, Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Israel, Austria, Switzerland, Kenya, Ecuador, Italy, and Scotland.
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Sam Keville of Architects Orange was our
master of ceremonies. A. Jay Holland had other matters to attend to. Thank you to our sponsors... Kelar
Pacific, Microdesk, & U.S. CAD. They
provided pizza from Sgt Pepperonis Pizza,
Cookies and drinks. Thank
you to Little
Diversified Architectural Consulting for
providing the venue, hot drinks, wine and chilled water. After
introductions of new people, Ed
Tallmage showed off the latest in tech from Leica Geosystems. His was one of 40 delivered
thus far. This model connects wirelessly to the Apple Ipad Pro. It is
lightweight and fast. Each scan taking two to three minutes based on whether
you want hi res or low res. Sam
jumped into the meat of his presentation. It was a throwback to the early days
of #SCRUG when we had everyone exploring new features and sharing how to get
things done. With so
many new comers he had to review some of the basics. BIMX - Building Information Modeling Execution Plan. We covered
this a bit in the 2/2017 SCRUG mee…
Through the miracles of changing schedules, I was able to attend this month's SCRUG meeting - the first in a long while. I estimate that about 60 people showed up.
It was announced on LinkedIn.
It was announced on Meetup.
It was detailed on the SCRUG blog.
After introductions & pizza, it went like this...
The main speaker Clive Jordan gave a bit of personal and BIMhistory.
In essence models progress over time. Like a painting that starts with one stroke & then becomes recognizable as more are added, a BIM begins with little geometry, accuracy, & information & becomes recognizable as a building information model.
Clive described how the terminology of BIM formed. Some familiar terms like... Level of *. Where the * could be any number of terms. Development, Definition, Information, Accuracy. While this LOD was meant to help in understanding, the splintering of terms has scattered meaning. BIM=Data
The goal of BIM and LEAN construction is to get information where it is…
Sometime it helps to learn about the past before pressing into the future. Accessibility is presently considered a civil right in the United States of America. I received the e-mail below from one of the most knowledgeable people in California on the subject. From: Mankin, Michael [mailto:Michael.Mankin@dgs.ca.gov] Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2008 9:51 AM Hello, Well, no online history – just the Attorney General's site:http://ag.ca.gov/civilrights/highlights.php#disabilityRights