Pro Tip: BIM doesn’t have to be scary. Check out the BIM guide for owners from NIBS

Building Information Modeling, or BIM, is a method of designing buildings using sophisticated 3D software that makes it much easier to visualize how various components and systems come together in a 3D space and how they will interact or interfere with one another. Perhaps most importantly, BIM facilitates identifying potential conflicts/defects prior to construction, and … Continue reading Pro Tip: BIM doesn’t have to be scary. Check out the BIM guide for owners from NIBS

Time-lapse drone footage of a custom home under construction from start to finish

Happy Friday, everyone! Today’s treat is a neat video that a builder made during the construction of his brother’s home. The way he made this video is actually really cool. By programming a route for the drone, and then flying that exact route every day, Youtube user ChuckPPhotography then edited the video from around 32 to … Continue reading Time-lapse drone footage of a custom home under construction from start to finish

What is the value of independent third-party owner representation?

My father, Steve Hill, has been working in the construction industry for over 40 years. Some of my earliest memories as a child involve sitting in his lap on a Ditch Witch digging trenches for foundations, or the sweet intoxicating smell of lacquer (might explain a lot about me…) wafting in from our garage temporarily … Continue reading What is the value of independent third-party owner representation?