You probably know about Building Information Modeling (BIM) and how it can improve vertical construction projects. Civil Information Modeling, or CIM, is the same idea – but applied to horizontal construction projects (think roads, site infrastructure, etc.). BIM has increased efficiencies and minimized design and construction coordination risk in facility projects over the past decade. Can a similar process be applied to the equally important survey capture, site design and construction portions of a project?
Sundt Senior Virtual Construction Engineer Eric Cylwik and a team of other industry experts recently authored an article in the Journal of the National Institute of Building Sciences that explores this topic … and offers some intriguing answers. Click here to read the full article.